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Alison Watt | In Her Voice
October 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Please join us at Dora Keogh for an In Her Voice night of historical fiction.
Alison Watt will be discussing her new novel Dazzle Patterns.
She will be joined by Kelley Aitken author of the short story collection Canadian Shield.
Tuesday, October 24 @ 6pm
Dora Keogh Irish Pub
141 Danforth Ave (East of Broadview)
Beginning the day of the devastating Halifax Explosion of 1917, Dazzle Patterns is an unforgettable story about resilience, the power of art, and the casualties of war.
Read more at Freehand Books
Alison Watt is a writer and painter. She works and teaches out of her studio on Protection Island, near Nanaimo, BC, and leads workshops internationally. Originally a biologist, she has an MFA in creative writing and is the author of The Last Island: A Naturalist’s Sojourn on Triangle Island, winner of the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, and Circadia, a poetry collection. Dazzle Patterns is her first novel.
Kelley Aitken is a writer, artist, and teacher. Her book Love in a Warm Climate (The Porcupine’s Quill, 1998) was nominated for the Commonwealth Prize, Best First Book. Kelley has lived in the Philippines, Ecuador, and various parts of Canada. Born in British Columbia, Kelley makes her home in Toronto where she teaches drawing at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Her newest collection of short stories, out with Tightrope Press, is called Canadian Shield.