Authors tour through libraries in the Okanagan

Three Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) branches will be hosting a tour of authors shortlisted for BC Book Prizes.

  • May. 2, 2012 2:00 p.m.

Three Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) branches will be hosting a tour of authors shortlisted for BC Book Prizes. These free public events offer an opportunity to hear from the authors and their nominated works,

and have books signed.

Two authors are visiting the Salmon Arm branch in Picadilly Mall on Thursday, May 10 at 4 p.m. Dan Bar-el wrote Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been?, shortlisted for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize, and Susan McCaslin authored Demeter Goes Skydiving, which is shortlisted for the Dorothy

Livesay Poetry Prize.

The BC Book Prizes, established in 1985, celebrate the achievements of British Columbia writers and publishers. The seven prizes are presented annually at the Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala, to be held this year on May 12 and hosted by humourist

Charles Demers.

For more information, visit the BC Book Prizes website at www.bcbookprizes.ca .