Devon Code launches Involuntary Bliss with guests Jeff Miller, Sean Michaels, & Mary di Michele

Quand: Jeudi, 3 août à 19h
Où: Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
Addresse: 211 rue Bernard Ouest


BookThug, in partnership with Librairie Drawn & Quarterly present an evening with Devon Code, author of Involuntary Bliss, with special guests Sean Michaels and Mary di Michele. Hosted by Jacob Wren.

Devon Code is the award-winning author of fiction, short stories, and critical reviews. In a Mist, Code’s first collection of short stories, was longlisted for the 2008 ReLit Award and was included on The Globe and Mail’s “Best Books” list. In 2010, Code was the recipient of the Journey Prize for his story “Uncle Oscar.” His reviews of literary fiction have appeared in The Globe and Mail, National Post, Quill & Quire, and Canadian Notes & Queries. Originally from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Code lives in Peterborough, Ontario. Involuntary Bliss is Code’s first novel.

Sean Michaels was born in Stirling, Scotland, in 1982. Founder of the pioneering mp3blog Said the Gramophone, he has written for publications including The Observer, The Walrus, Pitchfork, McSweeney’s and Kinfolk. Sean’s debut novel, Us Conductors, received the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize. He lives in Montreal.

Mary di Michele, poet, novelist and member of the collaborative writing group Yoko’s Dogs, is the author of 12 books. Her titles include: Stranger in You, Poems Selected and New, and the novel, Tenor of Love; her awards: first prize in C.B.C.’s literary competition and the Malahat Review’s long poem contest. 

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