Nicolas Billon’s plays have been produced across Canada as well as New York, London, Paris, and Tokyo. His first play, The Elephant Song, was made into a feature film starring Bruce Greenwood, Xavier Dolan and Catherine Keener; his latest play, Butcher, is currently in development with Rhombus Media. Nic’s awards include the Governor General’s Award for Drama, the Writer’s Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award, the Canadian Screen Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, multiple NOW Magazine Audience Choice Awards and an Overall Excellence Award for Playwriting from the NYC Fringe.
Just because launch season is slowing, it's FAR from over: there's Words festival in London, plus all the great reading series and launches you could ever hope to shake a stick at (though we don't know why you would hope that, we respect your choices).
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Holy Toledo: there are THREE LPG40 events coming at'cha this week in St. John's, Vancouver, and Winnipeg! Not enough? There's also IFOA going down in Toronto, and some author readings mixed in for good measure.
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Poet Sue Sinclair returns to her Newfoundland roots, reading in Cornerbrook; the Tree Reading Series in Ottawa features poets Catherine Graham and Souvankham Thammavongsa; Will Starling by Ian Weir launches in Victoria — and more, this week in book events.
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