Brews & Bards – Glass Bookshop

March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020

Free

Glass Bookshop,10200 102 Avenue, Edmonton

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Events Description

Take in this unique Downtown Dining Week event that pairs cool writers with even cooler locally brewed beers! Attendees will enjoy readings from poets and fiction writers curated by Glass Bookshop while sipping refreshing beer samples from Campio Brewing Co.

Featured writers

Wayne Arthurson is an Edmonton writer of Cree and French-Canadian descent. He is the author of six novels including three from the bestselling Leo Desroches crime series. His new novel, The Red Chesterfield, is published by the University of Calgary Press.

Rayanne Haines is an award-winning author & poet, of four traditionally published books, with book five on the way this fall. She is the co-host of the poetry podcast, Let’s Get Lit and the producer of She, the River debuting March 19th. Her Novel-in-Verse, Stained with the Colours of Sunday Morning was a finalist for the Canadian Authors Association, Exporting Alberta Award. She is currently working on a non-fiction manuscript of minimalist poetry, prose poem and micro-essay exploring family grief, mental health, and trauma through the female lens.

Michael Hingston is an author and publisher in Edmonton. His journalism has appeared in National Geographic, Wired, the Washington Post, and the Atlantic. His latest book is Let’s Go Exploring, a history of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes.

Matthew James Weigel is a Dene and Métis poet and artist in this place, this creek, this river. His work investigates a variety of poetic interfaces between water, land, air, people, writing, speaking, and the material and visual arts. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Alberta and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in English. He recently had a short story published in an anthology by Book*Hug Press and has an art display available to view in the Humanities Centre at the University of Alberta.

HOW MUCH

Tickets :This is a free event but you must register to attend.

How to get tickets?
Eventbrite

 

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Venue:
Glass Bookshop, Edmonton City Centre West, 2nd Floor next to Club Monaco

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