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Author and UNB s Writer-in-Residence Douglas Glover to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Author: Communications

Posted on Mar 11, 2014

Category: UNB Saint John

UNB’s Writer-in-Residence Douglas Glover will read from Savage Love on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the UNB Saint John campus.

Douglas Glover worked in the newsrooms of daily papers in Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec, before publishing Precious in 1984. His byline later appeared in the book pages of The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and The Boston Globe. He is the author of two works of literary criticism, a recent book on Don Quixote, and nine books of fiction, including the best-selling historical novel Elle, winner of the 2003 Governor General’s Award for Fiction. Elle was also a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers Prize and was on the short list of finalists for the 2005 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Born and raised in southwestern Ontario, Douglas Glover now lives near Saratoga Springs, New York.

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.

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