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Spring author series returns to library near you

April 10, 2013 - 9:11 AM

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Districts Library System is bringing back its Spring Author Series with three weeks of author events in May at the Kamloops Library and Thompson Rivers University.

The first event, which is co-sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and TRU, features Canadian author Gail Bowen. The longtime crime writer will read from and talk about her latest Joanne Kilbourn mystery, Kaleidoscope, Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m., at the Kamloops Library.

The next event, also co-sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and TRU, takes place Wednesday, May 8, 7 p.m., at the Kamloops Library and stars Angela Abdou. The acclaimed B.C. author and teacher will be reading from and discussing her second novel, The Canterbury Trail, a dark comedy about "mountain culture."

Guy Gavriel Kay, the prolific, bestselling Canadian fantasy writer, is coming to town next, on Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m., for a reading and discussion at TRUs Clocktower Theatre. Kay has been a published author for nearly 30 years and his works have been translated into 25 languages. His latest novel is River Of Stars.

The series winds up with Asian-Canadian writer May Wong on Saturday, May 25, 2 p.m., at the Kamloops Library. Wongs appearance coincides with Asian Heritage Month and she will read from her novel, A Cowherd In Paradise: From China to Canada.

This series is free, but seating is limited. Please call the Kamloops Library to reserve a spot at 250-372-5145.

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