Friday, April 11, 2008


On April 21, Aqua Books will celebrate the inaugural Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry / Prix Lansdowne de Poésie with readings in French and English.

Poets nominated for this year’s prize, to be announced at the Manitoba Book Awards April 26, include Charles LeBlanc, Alison Calder, and Christian Violy.
Date: Monday, April 21st
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street

EAT! bistro will be providing finger food for the event as part of the celebration.

Please join us for our first-ever bilingual reading!

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On April 24, Aqua Books welcomes students from the Helen Betty Osborne Ininiw Education Resource Centre in Norway House, who will join their voices with other Aboriginal authors in an evening of readings.

The students will be launching The Voice Behind the Mask, a collection of poems, tributes, fantasy, facts and fun co-edited by teacher Audrey Guiboche and Manitoba author M. D. Meyer.

Originally from the Interlake region of Manitoba, Metis author Deborah Gillespie will also read from her new book A Journey through the Circle of Life.

Date: Thursday, April 24th
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street

Come out and enjoy the rich variety of styles and genres reflected in the unique talents of these Manitoba authors!

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