Thin Air International Writers Festival, Sept 27 2012

THE NOONER: Missy Marston
September 27, 2012 {12:15 pm – 12:45 pm}

An infatuated alien is just one of a brigade of characters who help a woman regain hope in Missy Marston’s The Love Monster.

Location:
  • Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street
  • Carol Shields Auditorium
Admission:
FREE

Missy Marston

Missy Marston’s writing has appeared in various publications, including Grain and Arc Poetry Magazine. She was the winner of the Lillian I Found Award for her poem, “Jesus Christ came from my home town.” Her debut novel, The Love Monster (Véhicule), is a surprisingly poignant story about the mid-life crisis of a woman named Margaret H Atwood. The cast of quirky characters includes a dope-smoking senior citizen, a religious fanatic, a good lawyer, a talking turtle, and a love-sick alien who longs to experience the emotional range of human life. Marston lives in Ottawa ON.

The Love Monster by Missy Marston

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