Audrey J. Whitson, author of The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning, will be at The Word on the Street Lethbridge 2019. Audrey will be reading at 1:00pm on the Canadian Author Heritage stage and signing books at 2:00pm in the University of Lethbridge Bookstore tent. Find more information on Audrey's apperances here.
About The Word on the Street: The Word on the Street is a national celebration of literacy and the written word.
This will be their 9th year hosting this no-fee family friendly event in Lethbridge and we have something for everyone to enjoy: Children's authors and activities, (face painting, games, crafts, Clifford the Big Red Dog), teen author stage and writing contest, two adult author venues, a comics tent and the local indigenous stage, live music, an exciting exhibitor marketplace, food trucks and a scavenger hunt for all ages with prizes! Participate in over 30 author events, presentations, workshops, and browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll find anywhere.
There is always plenty to see and do at Southern Alberta's largest book and magazine festival, and best of all, The Word On The Street and all of its activities are no fee to attend!
Visit The Word on the Street website for more event information.
About Audrey J. Whitson: Audrey J. Whitson’s first book, Teaching Places (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2003), a memoir about how the land teaches, was shortlisted for the Wilfred Eggleston Award, Grant MacEwan Author Award and ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year (body/mind/spirit category). Stories fromThe Glorious Mysteries (Thistledown, 2013)—a collection set in Alberta, California, and Mexico—were shortlisted for the Howard O’Hagan Award and longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Her latest book isThe Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning. Her poetry and essays have been published in many magazines and anthologies and have also won awards. Audrey lives in Edmonton and is available to meet with local book clubs. To learn more about her work, visit www.audreywhitson.com.