Tuesday, February 20, 2007

tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow...

The Aqua Books / Writers' Collective
Free Your Mind Reading Series

FYM is a new monthly multi-genre reading series. Hosted by Aqua Books, a bright and cheery second-hand bookstore in Winnipeg’s Exchange District, each event will feature meaty readings from two established and one emerging writer.

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FYM: Thriller
February 21 / Aqua Books / 7:30 pm

Featured readers: Susie Moloney, David Annandale, Kyle Martin

Susie Moloney is an award-winning humourist and the author of three novels, The Dwelling, Bastion Falls, and A Dry Spell. Her books have been published all over the world. She lives in Winnipeg.

David Annandale did his MA on the Marquis de Sade at the University of Manitoba, and his PhD on horror fiction and film at the University of Alberta. His novels are the thrillers Crown Fire and Kornukopia, and he is working on the third entry in the Jen Blaylock series: The Valedictorians. His short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies of horror fiction. His Fringe plays include The Switchblade Oratorio, Phantom Limb and The Smiling Crematorium. He teaches literature and film at the University of Manitoba.

Kyle Martin earned his Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English, from the University of Winnipeg, and is currently enrolled in Red River College, as an Advertising major in the Creative Communications program. The thriller Comfort Food is his first novella, undertaken as the major creative Independent Professional Project that is requisite in order to complete the Creative Communications program.

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Opened in 1999, Aqua Books is located at 89 Princess Street, between McDermot and Bannatyne. One of the top two used bookstores in Uptown's 2006 Readers' Choice Awards, Aqua is home to 20,000 books priced under $10. Aqua Books is open Tuesday-Thursday 11am-7pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-9pm.

1 comment:

Anita Daher said...

I really wanted to be there, but had to work :-(