Library names authors for virtual events over next two months

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library has announced its lineup of authors it will host in virtual events for the remainder of 2020.

The events are part of the library's weekly Thursday night programs created in partnership with the Kamloops Society for the Written Arts.

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On Oct. 15, Shawn MacWha will share information about his debut novel, Eastern Horizons: A Tale of Failure and Redemption, about survival in North America following a nuclear war on the other side of the world.

On Oct. 29, Anne Wheeler, a prolific and celebrated film and television director, will discuss her debut book, Taken by the Muse: On the Path to Becoming a Filmmaker. The work is a collection of non-fiction pieces on her journey to becoming a filmmaker in the 1970s.

On Nov. 12, Jan Stirling will share her new book Ted Harrison's Rainbow Road. Stirling had a unique relationship with the Canadian artist and in her book, uses free-form poems created from their conversations to show another side of Harrison.

On Nov. 26, George Johnson will discuss his two new children's books, How Hope Became an Activist and Marisa and the Mountains. The Thompson Rivers University instructor's books feature strong female leads who learn to love and support the world around them.

The events run from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and can be viewed on the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library's Facebook page at facebook.com/tnrl.ca.

Registration is not required to view the presentations, but those looking to ask questions of the authors via teleconference can register online at tnrl.ca.

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