Turnstone Press is pleased to announce the participation of Chadwick Ginther in this year's Thin Air: Winnipeg International Writers Festival. The annual festival, which runs September 21-29 2012, hosts a series of readings, lectures, interviews and book launches, among other events, and offers programming for adults and children, in English and French.
Chadwick Ginther will appear with Turnstone author Sarah Klassen at the Oodena Amphitheatre at the Forks on Sunday, September 23rd at 7:00 pm. They are joined by fellow Manitoba authors France Adams, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, and Rhea Tregebov. Inclement weather: Centre Court, The Forks Market. Admission is free.
Chadwick Ginther's reviews have appeared in Quill & Quire, Prairie Books NOW, and The Winnipeg Review, and his short fiction has been published in several journals, including On Spec. In his debut urban fantasy novel, Thunder Road (Turnstone), creatures of Norse mythology lurk hidden in Manitoba. A sequel, Tombstone Blues, will be released in 2013. A recent Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Aqua Books, Ginther has been a bookseller with McNally Robinson for over ten years. He grew up in Morden, and lives in Winnipeg.
We will be posting updates all week, but as a reminder, here are some other Turnstone author events at Thin Air 2012:
Mike Grandmaison will be speaking about his book of photography, Prairie and Beyond, at The Nooner at the Millenium Library (the Carol Shields Auditorium), 251 Donald, on Tuesday, September 25th from 12:15-12:45 pm. Admission is free. Grandmaison's images will also be part of the backdrop for the Richard Ford/David Bergen Mainstage event, "Oh Canada, Oh Prairie," that same evening. The evening includes readings, an on-stage chat, and stunning images from Mike Grandmaison's Prairie and Beyond. 8:00 pm, Manitoba Theatre for Young People, Shaw Performing Arts Centre, The Forks. Admission $12, $10 students/seniors.
Sarah Klassen will be reading on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 pm at the Cross Common Room, 108 St John's College, University of Manitoba Campus Program event.
Dave Williamson will appear at the MTYP Mainstage on Thursday, September 27th at 8:00 pm. The theme is "New Scripts for Love" and Williamson is joined by authors Daniel Allen Cox, Missy Marston, and Anakana Schofield. Admission is $12, $10 students/seniors.
For more information on the festival, or to purchase tickets and passes, visit www.thinairwinnipeg.ca