Invitation – Women’s Prize for Fiction Party – June 4th

BaileysYou are invited to our celebration of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction on June 4th!!!

Here are the details:

What: Women’s Prize for Fiction Party

Excerpt readings from the shortlisted books, drinks and refreshments (cash bar), and the announcement of the winning book according to North Shore readers. Oh, and fabulous prizes!

Participate: Read the shortlisted books, vote for your favourite here, enter to win a fabulous prize, and then join us for the official winner announcement and the “North Shore” winner announcement at the party.

We are also inviting people to read an excerpt from their favourite  shortlisted novel. If you are interested, contact Heidi at hschiller@cnv.org.

The event is open to the public, all ages and genders!

Date: Wednesday, June 4th

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Location: NVCL Singh Room, 3rd floor, 120 W 14th St., North Vancouver BC  V7M 1N9

Contact: Heidi Schiller, hschiller@cnv.org

Cost and registration info: Free, please register via our events page by clicking on the “sign up” button.

Baileys Women’s Prize: For more information on the Women’s Prize, visit the Baileys Women’s Prize website.

Shortlisted Books:

Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Burial Rites, by Hannah Kent

The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Undertaking, by Audrey Magee (to be published in Canada May 20th)

A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing, by Eimear McBride (sadly, won’t be published in Canada until September.)*

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

*If you are really desperate to read this one sooner, you can always order it from Amazon.Co.Uk and have it shipped.

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