Author-Editor Experience

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Author-Editor Experience

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:00 – 10:00pm

Location: Wurst Restaurant (2437 4th St. SW)
Costs: Free for WGA members, $5 suggested donation at the door for non-members (optional)

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Meet seasoned Calgary playwright and author Jason Patrick Rothery for the release of his debut novel, Privilege and glean insights into the author-editor relationship at this special event and feature interview led by his editor (and author herself) Lee Kvern.

Privilege is a cutting satire concerning the death spiral of the white, male identity. With his divorce nearly finalized, the surprise success of his freshman book on the wane, and his ill-advised affair with grad student Lara Kitts put to bed, Dr. Barker Samuel Stone is on the precipice of a cozy tenure-track existence. All of this before an enigmatic email sends Barker’s life spiralling along an unanticipated trajectory.

Jason Patrick Rothery is a freelance writer, theatre artist, and lapsed academic. Privilege is his first novel. Lee Kvern is the award-winning author of short stories and novels. Her latest novel, The Matter of Sylvie was nominated for Alberta Book and Ottawa Relit Awards.

For more information or full book description, visit greatplains.mb.ca.

Oct 30, 2019

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