Ottawa: an evening with Claire Cameron, Michael Redhill and Linda Spalding

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Date : October 9, 2018
Time : Cocktail and registration at 6:30 p.m.

Read for the Cure is an inspiring annual literary event where book lovers come together with bestselling authors for an incredible evening to support cancer research.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

► Begin the evening with complimentary hors d’oeuvres
► Participate in the raffle table to have a chance to win one of our great prizes
► Receive three books by the featured authors, compliments of Penguin Random House Canada
► Q&A session and book signing with the authors

 

In this edition, you will have the chance to meet

Claire Cameron

Claire Cameron

CLAIRE CAMERON grew up in Toronto and studied at Queen's University. She led canoe trips in Algonquin Park and worked as an instructor for Outward Bound, teaching mountaineering, climbing and white-water rafting in Oregon. She lived San Francisco and London, UK, until moving back to Toronto, where she now lives with her husband and two sons. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, National Post and The Millions. Her first novel, The Line Painter, won the Northern Lit Award from the Ontario Library Service and was nominated for an Arthur Ellis Crime Writing Award for best first novel.

Photo: David Kerr


Michael Redhill

MICHAEL REDHILL is a Giller Prize-winning novelist, poet and playwright. He is the author of the novels Consolation, longlisted for Man Booker Prize; Martin Sloane, a finalist for the Giller Prize; and most recently, Bellevue Square, winner of the 2017 Giller Prize. He has written a novel for young adults, four collections of poetry and two plays, including the internationally celebrated Goodness. He also writes a series of crime novels under the name Inger Ash Wolfe. He lives in Toronto, ON.

Photo: Amanda Whiters


Linda Spalding

LINDA SPALDING was born in Kansas and lived in Mexico and Hawaii before immigrating to Canada in 1982. She is the author of four critically acclaimed novels, The Purchase (awarded Canada's Governor General's Literary Award), Daughters of Captain Cook, The Paper Wife, and (with her daughter Esta) Mere. Her nonfiction includes A Dark Place in the Jungle, Riska: Memories of a Dayak Girlhood, and Who Named the Knife. In 2003 Spalding received the Harbourfront Festival Prize for her contribution to the Canadian literary community. She lives in Toronto, where she is an editor at Brick magazine.

Photo: Michael Ondaatje


Emcee: Adrian Harewood

ADRIAN HAREWOOD is co-host of CBC News Ottawa. Harewood attended elementary and high school at Ashbury College, and was involved in community radio at CKCU (Carleton University) and CHUO (University of Ottawa). He has been a guest host on national CBC programs such as As it Happens, Sounds Like Canada and The Current. Before coming to television, Harewood was the host of All In A Day on CBC Radio One in Ottawa.

Get your tickets today

► General Admission Ticket*

Regular: $110 - From September 8, 2018

► Reserved Seating Ticket

Minimum number of tickets: 4
Regular: $115 - From September 8, 2018

Until August 3, you can have your books shipped to you by paying an additional shipping fee of $10. Books will be mailed to you by the beginning of September.

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More info about the tickets

How does it work? Two rates are available for the Read for the Cure tickets. A “Reserved Seating” rate, which guarantees priority seating at the event. We recommend purchasing “reserved seating” tickets to any group of four or more wishing to be seated together. The second rate is General Admission. By purchasing a General Admission ticket, your position in the room is not pre-established. Therefore, we suggest  that you arrive early to choose your seat among those available.

What's included? Ticketholders receive three books by the featured authors, compliments of Penguin Random House Canada. They also get access to a nice cocktail, exciting raffle and an auction table to have a chance to bid on one or more of our great prizes. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres are served and a cash bar service is available. A Q&A session and a book signing with the authors complete the event.

Useful info

  • Ottawa Marriott Hotel: 100 Kent Street Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R7 Canada
  • Find out more about Maps and Transportation on the Marriott Hotel's Website

Schedule

  • 6 p.m. Doors open
  • 6:30 p.m. Registration and cocktail begins
  • 7:30 p.m. Authors presentation begin
  • 9:30 p.m. Book signing

Our partner Paper Label

 

Want to support cancer research ….even in your sleep?

You can buy this beautiful and heavenly soft Paper Label sleepshirt! All proceeds from the sales of this sleepshirt will be donated to Read for the Cure to benefit the Environment-Cancer Fund at the Cancer Research Society.
To purchase your sleepshirt Click here

Thanks to all the Ottawa Read for the Cure Partners

 

 

 

For any question, please contact us at
514 861-9227
Toll-free: 1 888 766-2262
mgodard@src-crs.ca

 

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