TONIGHT: Launch of mRb Issue 42

It's book season! Forget apple picking, it’s the season to pick the books that will carry you through our long Canadian winters, and do we have a selection for you; you’ll want to snuggle up with these established authors and literary newcomers alike. Join us on Wednesday, November 13th at 7pm for the launch of the fall issue of the mRb and get reviews of the season's best in Quebec literature hot off the presses!

Elise Moser will read from her YA novel, Lily and Taylor; Shelaugh Plunkett will read from The Water Here is Never Blue, which was recently shortlisted for two QWF Literary Awards: the 2013 Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction and the 2013 Concordia University First Book Prize; and Adam Gollner will read from his newest work, The Book of Immortality.

Elise Moser’s short stories have been published or broadcast across Canada, the U.S. and the Commonwealth. She twice won the CBC/QWF Short Story Competition. She coedited Lust for Life: Tales of Sex and Love, an anthology of short stories, and her novel, Because I Have Loved and Hidden It, was published by Cormorant Books in 2009. She is president of the Quebec Writers’ Federation, and has been literary editor of The Rover since it began.

Shelagh Plunkett is an award-winning writer and journalist. She has been published in various Canadian and U.S. journals, including The Walrus, enRoute Magazine, Geist, The Globe and Mail, and the Vancouver Sun. Plunkett currently lives in Montreal, but grew up on the west coast of Canada, in Guyana, and on Timor, Indonesia.

Adam Leith Gollner has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, the Globe and Mail, and Lucky Peach. The former editor of Vice Magazine, his first book is The Fruit Hunters, which was recently adapted into a feature-length documentary film. The Book of Immortality is his second book. He lives in Montreal.

Wednesday, November 13 at 7 pm! 211 Bernard Ouest!

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