Tara Gereaux’s first book, Size of a Fist (Thistledown Press, 2015), was nominated for two 2016 Saskatchewan Book Awards. Her writing has been published in several literary magazines and has won awards, including the City of Regina Writing Award in 2016 and 2019. After graduating with an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia, Tara worked as a story editor and writer in film and television for ten years. From the Qu’Appelle Valley in Saskatchewan and of Métis and European heritage, Tara lived in Vancouver for nearly two decades before returning to her home on the prairie. She lives in Regina, SK.
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This week there's launches, dramatic readings, reading series, dramatic series...you name it. Don't ever tell us that we don't take you anywhere.
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Spoiler alert! We've been keeping up on this year's CBC Canada Reads debates hosted by Ali Hassan, and we can't resist bringing similar books to you based on what got eliminated. Though we hate to see them go, we have the perfect literary bandage to soothe your Canada Reads ... Read more
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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Word on the Street Toronto and Word Vancouver are this week, but if you don't live in those two cities, no problem. There's something literary going on almost everywhere!
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Two great events this week - one Maritime and one Prairie - for you to whet your literary appetites. The sheer number of fall literary events looms on the horizon, so you'd better get back in the habit with one or both of these readings.
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