Overwrought ballerinas in Various Positions. Anglo-Saxon poetry forged by Curious Masonry. Something Fierce in the history of Chile. Progress choked in a small working-class town.
All these titles and the Man Booker Prize for Fiction nominee Esi Edugyan are just some of the delights to come as the Robson Reading Series launches its 2011 fall season.
Founded in 2002 as a partnership between UBC Bookstore and UBC Library at Robson Square, the Robson Reading Series is one of the longest-running reading series in Vancouver. The multi-genre series features emerging and established authors from Canada and beyond.
Check out some of the events this fall at UBC Library/Bookstore at Robson Square and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
2011 Fall Season Schedule
At the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre:
Timothy Taylor, The Blue Light Project
Michael V. Smith, Progress
UBC Library/Bookstore at Robson Square:
Matthew J. Trafford, The Divinity Gene
Linda Besner, The Id Kid
Johanna Skibsrud, This Will Be Difficult to Explain & Other Stories
Martha Schabas, Various Positions
Susan McCaslin, Demeter Goes Skydiving
Christopher Patton, Curious Masonry
Carmen Aguirre, Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter
Rishma Dunlop, Lover Through Departure
Michael Christie, The Beggar’s Garden
Ashley Little, PRICK: Confessions of a Tattoo Artist
Kim Clark, Attemptations
Esi Edugyan, Half-Blood Blues
Jen Sookfong Lee, The Better Mother
The Robson Reading Series gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts, UBC Bookstore, UBC Library and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, and UBC Robson Square.
For more information on the authors visit: http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/robson.
For more information on the series and upcoming events visit www.robsonreadingseries.ubc.ca or facebook.com/robsonreadingseries