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David Adams Richards to read as part of UNB Saint John s Lorenzo Reading Series

Author: Communications

Posted on Sep 15, 2014

Category: In the Media , UNB Saint John

Canadian literary legend David Adams Richards will read from his latest novel, Crimes Against My Brother on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus.

David Adams Richards has 15 novels and seven works of non-fiction published to critical acclaim. He has won the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Canadian Authors’ Association Award, the Alden Nowlan Award for Excellence in the Arts, and two Gemini Awards for scriptwriting. He is one of only three writers to have won in both the fiction and non-fiction categories of the Governor General’s Award and was co-winner of the Giller Prize. He received the Writers’ Trust of Canada Matt Cohen Prize in honour of a distinguished lifetime contribution to Canadian literature and is a Member of the Order of Canada for contributions to Canadian literature.

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 Alison Hughes at (506) 654-3753 or email aehughes@unb.ca.