Please join us at the store for a special In Her Voice event.
Ben McNally Books and Goose Lane Editions invite you to celebrate the launch of Genevieve Scott‘s debut novel, Catch My Drift.
Genevieve will be in conversation with novelist Catherine Bush.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 @6pm
Ben McNally Books
366 Bay Street
Free event! All are welcome!
Spanning two decades, Catch My Drift follows mother and daughter through life changes big and small, and reveals that despite our shared experiences, we each live a private story.
Lorna always wanted to stand out, but her career as a competitive swimmer was cut short by a knee injury. Cara, her daughter, tries hard to blend in, but when she has to fill in for her brother at a school pageant, she is overwhelmed by terror. Lorna is vain about her ability to shut out distractions. Cara can’t control her scary thoughts. And while Lorna tries her best to move past life’s early disappointments, Cara picks at the cracks in her family’s story.
Genevieve Scott is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Creative Writing MFA. Her short fiction has been published in literary journals in Canada and the United Kingdom, including the New Quarterly, the White Wall Review, and the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology, among others. Her short films have been screened at eleven film festivals throughout the US, Canada, England, and Ireland. Scott grew up in Toronto and currently lives in Southern California, although she will be returning to Toronto in the spring of 2018. She is a creative writing mentor to at-risk teen girls in Los Angeles with the non-profit WriteGirl. Catch My Drift is her debut novel.
Toronto novelist Catherine Bush is the author of Accusation, Minus Time, a finalist for the City of Toronto Book Award and the Smithbooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and Claire’s Head. The Rules of Engagement, a Canadian bestseller, was named a New York Times Notable Book.