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Hannah Calder’s OK Tour Redux


Calder-Hannah-hrHannah Calder will be reading from her “daringly innovative” novel Piranesi’s Figures at two events in the Okanagan next month.

The first event is part of Read Local 2016 and features Calder’s fellow Okanagan novelists Ashley Little and Adam Lewis Schroeder:

Read Local 2016 Presents: An Evening with Okanagan Authors
Wednesday, November 2nd, 7pm
Mosaic Books, 411 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC

And the following week Calder heads north to Salmon Arm to read with fellow Okanagan poet Kerry Gilbert, who’s celebrating the release of her poetry collection Tight Wire:

Hannah Calder and Kerry Gilbert Reading & Book Signing
Thursday, November 10th, 7pm
Aboriginal Gathering Place / Okanagan College
2552-10th Avenue NE, Salmon Arm, BC

Piranesi’s Figures is a hallucinatory and convention-defying revelation of the adulterous (and otherwise illicit) relationships of several couples in mid-century England and 18th-century and modern-day Rome. “Not, in short, a paper back for the beach or the airport,” says Tom Sandborn in the Vancouver Sun, “but a work of serious literary ambition and substantial achievement.