The Vancouver Writers Fest presents
49. Linden MacIntyre in Conversation
Interviewer: Tara Henley
Former CBC Fifth Estate co-host and multi-genre master Linden MacIntyre shares his new, sweeping history of how a tsunami irrevocably altered the fate of an entire province.
Regardless of genre or medium, former CBC Fifth Estate co‑host Linden MacIntyre is an undisputed master storyteller, recognized with 10 Gemini Awards, an International Emmy, the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a Libris Award—just to name a few! For decades, his work has played an integral role in helping Canadians understand our unfolding histories. Now, in captivating conversation, he discusses his latest work, The Wake. With relentless energy and erudite prose, MacIntyre captures the endurance and bravery of generations of Newfoundlanders, examining how the devastating 1929 tsunami irrevocably changed the fate of the province. It’s a triumphant interrogation of the unshakeable entanglements between humans and nature, one that could only be written by an author of MacIntyre’s voracious talent.
Suitable for grades 10-12 and adults.
Friday, October 25 at 10:15am
The NEST, 1398 Cartwright St
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$15 - Youth (under 30)
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