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Award-winning novelist coming to Kamloops Library

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October 08, 2014 - 11:32 AM

KAMLOOPS - An award-winning Okanagan novelist whose work is currently being optioned for a movie will be a guest at the Kamloops library.

The TNRD Library System is hosting a reading and discussion led by award-winning novelist Ashley Little, author of Anatomy of a Girl Gang, this Sat. Oct. 18, at 2 p.m.

Little's novel is the story of a gang of teenage women in Vancouver called the Black Roses, a.k.a. 'the city's worst nightmare'. The book was the recipient of this year's Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, which recognizes B.C.'s best novel.

Little is a UBC graduate and an Okanagan-based writer with three novels shortlisted or winning literary prizes. Two, including Anatomy of a Girl Gang have been optioned for films. 

This is a free event but space is limited.

To contact a reporter for this story, email gbrothen@infonews.ca, or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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