Don your cloaks and gather with other members of our literary coven for an evening of divine storytelling and witchcraft. Our third Incite event features Festival favourite Cherie Dimaline, whose book The Marrow Thieves has garnered multiple awards and maintained an astonishingly frequent presence on the Canadian bestseller’s list for the past five years. Her latest novel for adults invites readers on an enchanting, treacherous road trip adventure that Eden Robinson says will “bring magic back into your life”.
VenCo is a wickedly subversive, deliciously imaginative, deeply feminist novel of contemporary witches on the rise. When Métis millennial Lucky St. James finds a spoon in her basement inscribed with the letters S-A-L-E-M, she joins a network of extraordinary women across North America who are searching desperately for the final spoon—and the unknown witch who holds it. The Kirkus Prize and Governor General's Literary Award winning author is joined by author and academic Billy-Ray Belcourt (A History of My Brief Body, A Minor Chorus) to discuss her spellbinding new book, and her prolific and varied writing life.
Books will be for sale before and after the event courtesy of Massy Books.
This event is accessible two ways: by attending in-person at the Vancouver Public Library, or by tuning in to the online livestream.
Please register here and indicate whether you will be attending in-person or online.
Incite is a free reading series presented in partnership with the Vancouver Writers Fest, offering conversations with celebrated authors and emerging talents every two weeks from January to June.