The Vancouver Writers Fest presents
11. An Evening with Emma Donoghue
Interviewer: Shaena Lambert
An intimate evening with the prolific Emma Donoghue, best known for penning the novel and screenplay for Room, speaking about her new book, Akin, and the impacts of Hollywood success.
Man Booker finalist Emma Donoghue is an undeniable sensation who shot to acclaim for penning both the novel and screenplay for Room. Since then, the author has lived with a foot in both worlds, turning her bestselling books into equally coveted scripts. What do you learn about your work as it transforms into new mediums? Has writing for Hollywood changed her approach to writing novels? In an intimate evening, this hilarious bestselling author shares her new novel, Akin, in which a retired professor takes an unexpected journey to the French Riviera with his great nephew—hoping to uncover family secrets—and reflects on the challenges of adapting her stories for screen and her illustrious career to-date.
Presented in partnership with Vancouver Film School.
Tuesday, October 22 at 8:00pm
Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St
$26 - Regular
$24 - Members/Seniors
$15 - Youth (under 30)
(not including GST and $3.50 service charge per ticket)
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