News Releases

REF NO.: 56

SUBJECT: Memorial University to host Book Fair with local authors
DATE: Oct. 18, 2004

MemorialUniversitywill host a book fair, sponsored by CBC radio, titled Memorial Writes . . . About Newfoundlandand Labrador, as part of the festivities for Celebrate Memorial 2004. The book fair will be held on Sunday, Oct. 24, from 1:30–5 the University Club, 5th floor, Arts and Administration building, St. John’scampus, and will feature more than 25 authors connected to Memorial who are writing about Newfoundlandand Labrador. Special features include panel discussions on writing my first novel and the creative process, poetry readings by Alastair MacDonald and Mary Dalton, non-fiction readings by Dale Jarvis and Thomas Curran, and CBC Reads for Kids with Ted Blades and Jonathan Crowe. Admission is free and members of the community are invited to attend.

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