Thin Air International Writers Festival, Sept 27 2012

AFTERNOON BOOK CHAT: Daniel Allen Cox & Anakana Schofield
September 27, 2012 { 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm}

Balancing conformity and independence is a challenge for everybody. The central characters in new novels by Daniel Allen Cox and Anakana Schofield wrestle with what they should and cannot do when their worlds turn upside down. 

Location:
  • McNally Robinson – Grant Park, 1120 Grant Avenue
  • The Atrium

Anakana Schofield

Anakana Schofield has a background in theatre and film, working in both fields in Ireland before moving to Canada. She writes fiction, essays, and literary criticism, and her writing appears in the London Review of BooksThe RecorderThe Journal of the American Irish Historical SocietyThe Globe and Mail, and the Vancouver Sun. She has performed her own one-woman play, Je ne parle pas Français, and continues to be involved in performance art collaborations. Her debut novel, Malarky (biblioasis), a fresh and original portrait of rural Irish life, is getting raves from reviewers and readers alike. Schofield now calls Vancouver BC her home.

Daniel Allen Cox

 
Daniel Allen Cox is a writer and columnist whose work has been celebrated by readers and critics for its edge and intelligence. His novel Shuck (2008) was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award. Krakow Melt was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award, ReLit Award, and the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction, and will soon be published in Turkish as part of an underground literature series. His new novel, Basement of Wolves (Arsenal Pulp), is a darkly funny story of a film script gone wrong and a no-longer-young gay actor staging his own form of resistance. Cox lives in Montreal PQ.

 

 

 

Perry Grosshans, General Manager and Charlene Diehl, Director of Thin Air Writers Festival

 

Sex Book Pink

 

Farm and Barnyard Books for sale at McNally Robinson

 

Book Chats at McNally Robinson, Winnipeg

 

 

Daniel Allen Cox

 

A big audience at the Thin Air Writers Festival

 

 

 

Anakana Schofield

 

 

Let’s talk books at McNally Robinson, Winnipeg

 

 

 

 

Happy Volunteers at Thin Air Writers Festival

 

 

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