Influential gay writer visits Kamloops and Chase libraries

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The TNRD Library System is hosting an event with writer and performer Michael V. Smith.

He will visit the Kamloops Library January 14 and the Chase Library on January 21. Both readings begin at 2 p.m.

Vancouver Magazine has called Smith one of its city’s 25 most influential gay citizens and Loop Magazine named him one of Vancouver’s Most Dangerous People.

His work has been nominated for the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award and has won the inaugural Dayne Ogilvie Award for Emerging Gay Writers. He has also won
a Western Magazine Award for Fiction, scooped two short  lm prize categories at Toronto’s Inside Out festival, and was nominated for the Journey Prize.

His reading is sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts. This event is free but seating is limited.

To register please contact the library at 250.372.5145 or

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