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Spring Literary Series


McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg has teamed up with the Winnipeg International Writers Festival for a Spring Literary Series.  See below for the featured author events.


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Guy Gavriel Kay, Wednesday May 15, 7:00 pm

The internationally bestselling author of Tigana and The Lions of Al-Rassan returns to Winnipeg to celebrate the launch of his latest novel, A Brightness Long Ago (Viking), set in a vivid world evoking early Renaissance Italy and offering an extraordinary cast of characters whose lives come together through destiny, love, and ambition. He'll be discussing the book this evening with host Bruce Symaka.

Anakana Schofield, Wednesday May 29, 7:00 pm

In Bina: A Novel in Warnings (Knopf Canada) Anakana Schofield, author of Martin John and Malarky, filters a complex moral universe filled with humour and sadness, love and rage, and the consolations, obligations and mysteries of lifelong friendship. This evening she is joined by host Margaret Sweatman, the acclaimed author of Mr. Jones, The Players, and many others.

Rhea Tregebov, Tuesday June 18, 7:00 pm

A young Canadian woman’s search for her own identity brings her to Paris in 1982, and face to face with the terror of an age-old enemy in Rue des Rosiers (Coteau Books), the new novel from Rhea Tregebov, author of The Knife Sharpener's Bell. Tregebov will discuss her latest work this evening with host Joan Thomas.