ChiSeries WinnipegWednesday Jul 05 2017 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium
Featuring readings from David Demchuk, Bess Hamilton, and David Alexander Robertson. Hosted by SM Beiko.
The Chiaroscuro Reading Series is an award-winning Canadian speculative fiction series taking place in Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Vancouver.
David Demchuk was born and raised in Winnipeg and now lives in Toronto. An award-winning playwright and accomplished journalist, he has been writing for theatre, film, television, radio, print and other media for more than thirty years. The Bone Mother (ChiZine) is his first novel.
Bess Hamilton’s debut novel Like This You Keep Them Alive will be published by Sands Press in Spring 2018. She grew up in St. Marys, Ontario and now lives in Winnipeg. She’s always been drawn to writing that explores the places that scare us, in others’ work and her own, and is also drawn to tell stories where women take power into their own hands.
David Alexander Robertson is an award-winning, Winnipeg-based graphic novelist and writer who has long been an advocate for educating youth on Indigenous history and contemporary issues. He has created several graphic novels, a novel, a picture book, and contributed to the anthology Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water.