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Non-fiction writer Don Gayton to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Author: Communications

Posted on Feb 3, 2014

Category: In the Media , UNB Saint John

Popular non-fiction writer Don Gayton will read from Man Facing West and Okanagan Odyssey on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the UNB Saint John campus.

Don Gayton’s books include Interwoven Wild, Kokanee, Landscapes of the Interior and The Wheatgrass Mechanism. He writes for Canadian Geographic as well as writing technical articles on grasslands, climate change and fire ecology. His awards include the Saskatchewan Writers Guild non-fiction award, the US National Outdoor Book Award, the Canadian Science Writers Award and two shortlistings for the BC Book Awards. Gayton lives in Summerland, BC, where he works as an ecologist, writes and tends a small vineyard.

The reading is hosted by the Lorenzo Reading Series and supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

For more information contact Margaret Anne Smith at (506) 654-3753 or email msmith@unbsj.ca.