Readings and Conversation with Johanna Skibsrud and Thea Lim

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914 Queen Street East

Toronto, ON M4M 1J5

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Join us for readings and a discussion with two critically acclaimed Canadian authors, Johanna Skibsrud and Thea Lim!

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Join us for readings, Q&A, and discussion with two critically acclaimed Canadian authors, Johanna Skibsrud and Thea Lim, in celebration of Johanna's newest novel, Island (Hamish Hamilton). All are welcome. Wine and refreshments will be available. Tickets include admission, refreshments, and a copy of both Island and An Ocean of Minutes.

JOHANNA SKIBSRUD is the Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning author of The Sentimentalists as well as the novel Quartet for the End of Time, and the short story collections Tiger, Tiger and This Will Be Difficult to Explain and Other Stories. She is also the author of three poetry collections, including The Description of the World, which won the 2017 Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry and the Fred Cogswell Award. Originally from Pictou County, Nova Scotia, she currently divides her time between Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and Tucson, Arizona.

THEA LIM is the author of An Ocean of Minutes, which was shortlisted for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her writing has been published by Granta, The Paris Review, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, The Southampton Review and others. She holds an MFA from the University of Houston, where she also served as nonfiction editor at Gulf Coast. She grew up in Singapore and lives in Toronto, where she is a professor of creative writing.

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914 Queen Street East

Toronto, ON M4M 1J5

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