Art of the Short Story: A Reading with Three 2020 Scotiabank Giller Nominees

October 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Biblioasis, McClelland & Stewart, and Véhicule Press are proud to present ART OF THE SHORT STORY: A READING WITH THREE 2020 SCOTIABANK GILLER NOMINEES. Tune in for an exciting event with David Bergen, Souvankham Thammavongsa, and Kaie Kellough as they discuss their nominated short story collections. The event will include readings, discussion, and a Q&A. You could win a copy of one of their books!
The event host and moderator will be Dimitri Nasrallah. Biblioasis Bookshop will be the official event bookseller.

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DAVID BERGEN is the author of the short story collection HERE THE DARK (Biblioasis, 2020), which has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank GIller Prize. He has previously published eight novels and a collection of short stories. His work has been nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Impac Dublin Literary Award, and a Pushcart Prize. He won the Giller Prize for his novel The Time in Between. In 2018 he was given the Writers’ Trust Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life. He lives in Winnipeg.
SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA is the author of four poetry books and the short story collection HOW TO PRONOUNCE KNIFE (McClelland & Stewart, 2020), longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize and a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her stories have won an O. Henry Award and appeared in Harper’s, The Paris Review, The Atlantic, and Granta. She lives in Toronto.
KAIE KELLOUGH is a novelist, sound performer, and poet. His short story collection DOMINOES AT THE CROSSROADS (Véhicule Press, 2020) has been longlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. His novel Accordéon (2016) was shortlisted for the Amazon Foundation First Novel Award. His work migrates between poetry and fiction, between Canada and the Caribbean, and between text and sound. He lives in Montreal.
Dimitri Nasrallah is the author of three novels, most recently The Bleeds in 2018. His work has been nominated for CBC’s Canada Reads and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He lives in Montreal, where he has been the editor for Esplanade Books, Véhicule Press’s fiction imprint, since 2013.
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