Visiting Authors: Ashley Little & Garry Gottfriedson, Sept 24 @ 7pm at the Okanagan Regional Library
Please join us…
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 7pm
Okanagan Regional Library, Downtown Branch, 1380 Ellis Street
The author of three novels, two of which have been optioned for film and television,Ashley Little is the recipient of The Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Her work has been shortlisted for the ReLit Award, Longlisted for the CBC Canada Writes Short Story Contest, and was recently Shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award. Ashley holds a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of Victoria and is currently an MFA Candidate at UBC Okanagan.
Garry Gottfriedson is from Kamloops, BC. He is a self- employed rancher from the Secwepemc Nation. Gottfriedson is strongly rooted his cultural teachings. He is currently the Principal at the Sk’elep School of Excellence in Kamloops. He holds a Masters Degree in Education. In 1987, the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado awarded a Creative Writing Scholarship to Gottfriedson. There, he studied under Allen Ginsberg, Marianne Faithful and others. Gottfriedson has 8 published books. He has read from his work across Canada, United States, Europe, and Asia. His work has been anthologized and published nationally and internationally.