Free Your Mind: True Crime
Thursday, May 17 / 7:30pm
Aqua Books (89 Princess Street)
Featured readers: Mike McIntyre, Bill Redekop, Dan Zupansky
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Mike McIntyre is the justice reporter for the Winnipeg Free Press. He operates his own website, www.mikeoncrime.com, which features the latest in local, national and international crime and justice news. McIntyre is also the author of three bestselling Canadian true crime books.
Bill Redekop is the ramblin' regional reporter for the Winnipeg Free Press, roaming rural Manitoba. (Say it three times fast.) He is a co- winner of a National Newspaper Award in 1998, and has co-written two Free Press books, A Red Sea Rising and The Way We Live. He has written two true crime books, Crimes of the Century: Manitoba's Most Notorious True Crimes, which won the Mary Scorer Book Award in 2002, and Crime Stories (More of Manitoba’s Most Notorious True Crimes) in 2004.
Dan Zupansky is a singer/songwriter and producer, operating the recording studio Superhero Recordings. In March 2000, Dan began writing, hosting and producing the talk-radio program Off the Cuff on UMFM. In 2004 Dan became involved with the Sydney Teerhuis murder trial and decided to write his first book Trophy Kill: The Trial and Revelations of a Psychopathic Killer.
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The Aqua Books / Writers’ Collective Free Your Mind Reading Series is a monthly multi-genre reading series. Hosted by Aqua Books, a bright and cheery second-hand bookstore in Winnipeg’s Exchange District, each event features readings from two established and one emerging writer.