EventsMy Indian Summer Book Club Online

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My Indian Summer Book Club Online

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Description

Get to know other book lovers and explore the work of Joseph Kakwinokanasum and his 2022 novel My Indian Summer at this special VPL staff-led book club to celebrate the 2024 Indigenous Storyteller in Residence, with an appearance by the author himself

Registration is required and it is recommended that participants read the novel before the session so they are prepared for a great discussion. E-books are available immediately here or reserve your physical copy here.

Joseph Kakwinokanasum is a member of the James Smith Cree Nation and grew up in the Peace region of northern B.C. His debut novel, My Indian Summer, is loosely based on his own childhood and was the winner of the 2023-2024 First Nations Communities READ Award and shortlisted for the 2023 ReLit Award for fiction. Other accolades include being named one of The Writers Trust of Canada’s Rising Stars of 2022 and a finalist for CBC’s Nonfiction Prize in 2020.

Program:
Indigenous Storyteller in Residence
Suitable for:
Adults
Type:
Book Clubs & Reading Circles
Special Events
Indigenous
Language:
English

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