Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Saskatoon -  Broadway Business District - Broadway & 10th Street | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great Expectations Tent

Short Story Writers Who Hang Out with Interesting Characters

11:30 AM - 12:15 AM
— Annette Lapointe and Terry Griggs

From the Kitchen to the Bookstore

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
— Renée Kohlman and Karlynn Johnson Two first-time authors talk about the relatively new concept of the food blog-tocookbook process, and tell how prairie tales from Saskatchewan and Alberta led to two gorgeous, bestselling cookbooks. All The Sweet Things by popular food blogger…

Two Young Indigenous Poets Announce a New Generation

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
— Mika Lafond and Tenille K. Campbell nipê wânîn: my way back by Mika Lafond is a poetic journey of one woman discovering her Cree heritage and how it has shaped her. The poems are written in both Cree and English on…

Murder and Mystery on the Great Plains

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
— Sherri Smith and Gail Bowen Follow Me Down by Sherri Smith is a gutsy, visceral, and beautifully crafted psychological thriller. No one can be trusted as the flawed but sympathetic protagonist struggles to find her missing twin brother. This novel has been described…

Poems Inspired by Love and the Natural World

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
— William Robertson and Anne Campbell Decoys by Bill Robertson celebrates the joys of a simple life and all manner of wild things. Robertson breathes vitality and wonder into a love of chickadees, canoeing, and teaching grandchildren to fish. His poems explore how…

Global Adventures in Home Cooking — Jan Wong (in conversation with dee Hobsbawn-Smith)

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Jan Wong knows food is better when shared, so when she set out to write Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family in France, Italy and China she asked her 22-year-old son to join her. On their journey, Jan and Sam lived and…

Voices From the Past — Jennifer Robson (in conversation with Alice Kuipers)

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Goodnight from London by bestselling author Jennifer Robson tells the fascinating story of Ruby Sutton, an ambitious American journalist who moves to London in 1940 to report on the Second World War, and to start a new life an ocean away from her…

An Insider Account of Canada’s Confederation — AnneMcDonald (in conversation with Ruth Millar)

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Miss Confederation: The Diary of Mercy Anne Coles by Anne McDonald gives a woman’s perspective and a much deeper understanding of the events and of the men who brokered the federal union of 1867. “Mercy Coles’ diary of the social side of Canada’s…