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Wednesday Night Showcase: Timely & Tasty Canadian Fiction

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130 9th Ave SE

Calgary, Alberta T2G 0P3

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Can there be a future if you can’t escape your past? Four of Canada’s most seasoned writers present their latest work. Claire Cameron examines the lives of two women separated by history in The Last Neanderthal. Steven Heighton delves into buried secrets, the repercussions of war and finding love among the ruins in his debut novel The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep. A son unravels the mystery of his father in Giller Prize-winning author Linden MacIntyre’s The Only Café. A Reckoning is Governor General Literary Awards-winner Linda Spalding’s moving and troubling account of a slave-owning family’s breakdown.

Claire Cameron

Claire Cameron’s writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Globe and Mail and The Millions, where she is a staff writer. Her first novel, The Line Painter, won the Northern Lit Award and was nominated for an Arthur Ellis Crime Writing Award for Best First Novel. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two sons.

Steven Heighton

Steven Heighton is the author of numerous books, including Afterlands, which garnered numerous accolades and is currently in pre-production for film. Heighton’s most recent book of poetry, The Waking Comes Late, won the 2016 Governor General’s Award for Poetry.

Linden MacIntyre

Linden MacIntyre is the author of the bestselling The Long Stretch and The Bishop’s Man, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He spent 24 years as the co-host of the fifth estate and is a distinguished broadcast journalist who has won 10 Gemini awards for his work.

Linda Spalding

Linda Spalding has written numerous books of fiction and non-fiction, including A Dark Place in the Jungle, which was short-listed for the Trillium Book Award, and the Pearson Writers’ Non-Fiction Prize. Her novel The Purchase received the Governor General’s Award for English-language fiction. She lives in Toronto, where she is an editor of Brick magazine.

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