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2023 BC Libraries Virtual Author Series
Wednesday November 8 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The BC Libraries Present collaborative initiative makes the same high-quality, virtual programming available to all public libraries in the province. This season’s line up is focused on Climate and this month’s speaker is John Vaillant: Our New Fire Weather
Wednesday November 8, 6:30-8:00pm Pacific (Online Only)
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John Vaillant is the author of three bestselling, award-winning nonfiction books: The Golden Spruce, The Tiger, and Fire Weather. His debut novel, The Jaguar’s Children, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. Vaillant has received the Governor General’s Literary Award, British Columbia’s National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, and the Pearson Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic, National Geographic, and The Walrus.
Fatima Syed is an Ontario-based reporter for The Narwhal, the vice-president of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and the winner of the 2022 World Press Freedom Canada Award. She has worked for The Walrus, the Toronto Star, The Logic and Canada’s National Observer. She is a National Magazine Award nominee, a Digital Publishing Award winner, and has contributed chapters to two anthologies published by Coach House Books—Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity and House Divided.