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Award-winning author Helen Humphreys to read from The Reinvention of Love

Author: Communications

Posted on Nov 15, 2011

Category: UNB Saint John , Events

Award-wHelen Humphreysinning author Helen Humphreys will read from The Reinvention of Love on Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of UNB.

Helen Humphreys is the author of four poetry collections and the novels Leaving Earth (1997), winner of a City of Toronto Book Award; Afterimage (2000), winner of a Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize; The Lost Garden (2002), a Canada Reads selection; Wild Dogs (2004), winner of a Lambda Prize, and Coventry (2008). Her elegant work of non-fiction, The Frozen Thames (2007), was a national bestseller. Humphreys is the recipient of the Harbourfront Festival Prize for Literary Excellence.

The reading is hosted by the Lorenzo Reading Series and the UNB Saint John Bookstore, and supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. For more information contact The University Bookstore at (506) 648-5540, inprint at (506) 648-2315, or email sjbooks@unbsj.ca.