Louella Lester Online Book LaunchTuesday Apr 27 2021 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Zoom, Virtual
Please join Louella Lester as she celebrates the virtual launch of Glass Bricks (At Bay Press), featuring a conversation hosted by Angeline Schellenberg.
What does it really mean to work for a living? Told in short prose, Lester shares her experience working both traditional and non-traditional jobs. Sometimes raw and often humourous, Glass Bricks explores the significance of our basic human right to work in an era where the struggle to find meaningful employment is all too real.
Louella Lester is a Winnipeg-based writer and amateur photographer. Her poetry, fiction, and non-fiction has appeared in journals such as, New Flash Fiction, Spelk, Reflex Fiction, Vallum, Prairie Fire, The Antigonish Review, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, at CBC News Manitoba Online, and in the anthologies, Gush: menstrual manifestos for our times, (Frontenac House), A Girl’s Guide to Fly Fishing, (Reflex Press), and Wrong Way Go Back (Pure Slush).
Host Angeline Schellenberg’s debut Tell Them It Was Mozart (Brick Books) won three Manitoba Book Awards and was a finalist for a ReLit Award for Poetry. In 2019, she published three chapbooks and received nominations for The Pushcart Prize and Arc Poetry Magazine’s Poem of the Year. Angeline hosts Speaking Crow—Winnipeg’s longest-running poetry open mic. Her most recent collection is Fields of Light and Stone (University of Alberta Press).
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What does it mean to work for a living? Told in short prose, Glass Bricks tells the story of Lester's experience working both traditional and non-traditional jobs. Sometimes raw and often humourous, Lester shares stories about learning to work, working, and moving on. Glass Bricks explores the significance of our basic human right to work in an era where the struggle to find meaningful, full-time employment is all too real.