Categories: Arts & Culture

A Different Drummer-Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists-October 28

We greet you again from A Different Drummer Books, inviting you to an exciting literary event, brought to you in partnership with our esteemed friends at the Art Gallery of Burlington, the International Festival of Authors and The Writers’ Trust of Canada.

An Evening With
The 2014 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists
ANDRÉ ALEXIS ~ STEVEN GALLOWAY ~ K.D. MILLER ~ CARRIE SNYDER ~ MIRIAM TOEWS Tuesday October 28 7pm ~ Art Gallery of Burlington, Shoreline Room

Five eminent writers come to Burlington to share their extraordinary fiction as we honour their nomination for a prime Canadian literary award.

The finalists for the 2014 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize will present their works, just days before the recipient of the $25,000 award is announced.

The authors and their books:

ANDRÉ ALEXIS ~ Pastoral

STEVEN GALLOWAY ~ The Confabulist

K.D. MILLER ~ All Saints

CARRIE SNYDER ~ Girl Runner

MIRIAM TOEWS ~ All My Puny Sorrows

The event commences 7pm, Tuesday October 28 in the Shoreline Room, Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road in Burlington.

Tickets are $10, available here at A Different Drummer Books. To reserve, please contact us at (905) 639 0925 or diffdrum@mac.com.

More information about the prize and the nominees can be found at this link:
http://www.writerstrust.com/News/News-(1)/Press-Release-Archive/Press-Releases/WTA-Finalists-2014-(Oct-1-14).aspx

Thank you!

All the best,
Ian Elliot
A Different Drummer Books
513 Locust Street
Burlington, Ontario L7S 1V3
differentdrummerbooks.ca

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