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Waubgeshig Rice at Trestle Brewing - Saturday 10 November 2018




Saturday 10 November 2018        

7 - 9 pm



We are delighted to present a reading by Waubgeshig Rice in partnership with Trestle Brewing Company.

Tickets are available at Parry Sound Books and Trestle Brewing Company.


We encourage you to make a 5:30 reservation for dinner at Trestle Brewing Company before the event. Dinner seating is limited so please call 705-751-9108 for a reservation.

Your $40 ticket (plus HST) includes an evening with Waubgeshig Rice who will talk about and read from his most recent novel Moon of the Crusted Snow, a copy of the book, and a tasting flight of beer or a glass of house wine.



The Charles W. Stockey centre rang with the voices of four internationally renowned authors on Wednesday evening, as Patrick de Witt, Will Ferguson, Helen Humphreys and Madeleine Thien read from their most recent books. The performance hall was filled with enthusiastic readers who enjoyed an evening spent with these impassioned authors.

The evening was sponsored by Seguin Township, John Sallinen of Remax Real Estate, Dr. Robert Guthrie, Barb Kerr of Investors Group, Dr. Colin Shapiro, Canadore College, Distler Construction, Parry Sound Books, Roy Hardie & Kerrie Mutrie of GED Achievement, Dr Margaret & Dr. Chris Ibey, Dr. Dennis Stern, Dr. Brad Hunkin & Dr. Maureen Thompson, Dr. Dan and Dr. Kathleen Moquin, Scotiabank, The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, and The Town of Parry Sound. Some of the sponsors joined the local committee for dinner prior to the reading for an opportunity to meet the authors before the evening began.

Patrick deWitt was surprised to find that Judy Cameron of Pointe au Baril had a photograph of his mother to show him – Judy and Patrick’s mother were childhood friends who have recently re-connected.

Will Ferguson was greeted by a couple who were his host family when he worked for Canada World Youth.

Madeleine Thien lives in Berlin with author Rawi Hage who read from his first novel, DeNiro’s Game, here in 2006 at the  Stockey Centre. Madeleine passed along his greetings, saying she now understands why Rawi talks so often about his wonderful experience in Parry Sound!

Helen Humphreys. who has read at the Stockey Centre twice before, has many fans in Parry Sound who were happy to welcome her once again.

This was the fourth time Parry Sound has hosted the International Festival of Authors, and they plan to return about this time of year again in 2012. Both our spectacular landscape and the exceptional venue of the Charles W. Stockey Centre make Parry Sound a top stop on this Literary Festival road trip.

Waubgeshig Rice - Friday 21 OCTOBER 2011 7:30 pm

No matter how many times I proof read - sometimes the simplest thing goes unnoticed! In my recent mailing about fall events there was an error - the date of Waub Rice's reading is OCTOBER  as the enclosed card states (not September as in the cover letter). My apologies for the confusion! Friday 21 October  7:30 pm

Waubgeshig Rice will read from Midnight Sweatlodge – his first novel. Waub grew up in Parry Sound – some of us – or our kids – went to school with him. It is a pleasure to welcome him home to Parry Sound to introduce Midnight Sweatlodge to a hometown audience.

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