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Author Margot Livesey to read from her new novel as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series

Author: Communications

Posted on Oct 31, 2012

Category: UNB Saint John , In the Media

Author Margot Livesey will read from her novel, The Flight of Gemma Hardy on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick. 

The Flight of Gemma Hardy is Margot Livesey’s seventh novel, following Homework, Criminals, The Missing World, Eva Moves the Furniture, Banishing Verona, and The House on Fortune Street. She is the recipient of grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Livesey won the 2009 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award for The House on Fortune Street and the New England Book Award for The Flight of Gemma Hardy. Born in Scotland, Livesey lives in the Boston area and is a Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at Emerson College where she teaches in the Master of Fine Arts program.

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