Any writer who wants a share of the fun, the unabashed hoopla and support only a gang of peers can offer shouldn’t miss the Giller Light.
Ismaila Alfa, for Transit by Rachel Cusk
Trish Cooper, for I Am a Truck by Michelle Winters
Wab Kinew, for Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson
Margo Goodhand, for Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill
Angela Torgerson, for Minds of Winter by Ed O'Loughlin
Funds raised at the event support Frontier College Canada’s original literacy organization.
The Winnipeg Giller Light Bash for Literacy event is at 5:30 pm located at McNally Robinson Booksellers’ Prairie Ink Restaurant & Bakery in the Grant Park Shopping Centre.
The cost is $60 plus tax. To purchase tickets online, visit www.mcnallyrobinson.com/classes and select Giller Light Bash for Literacy or call 204-475-0483. Doors will open at 5:30 pm with the evening's program commencing under McNally Robinson's Events Coordinator John Toews' direction as host.
McNally Robinson Booksellers have been hosting the Giller Light Bash in Winnipeg since 2005. The Chefs of Prairie Ink Restaurant & Bakery have developed a delicious dinner featuring Prairie Ink specialties while attendees watch the Scotiabank Giller Prize broadcast on a big screen.