The Vancouver Writers Fest presents Between the Pages An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists.
Without fail, the winner of the annual Scotiabank Giller Prize becomes a household name in Canada. Those shortlisted also step into the proverbial hall of CanLit fame, their titles splashed across best-of lists at year end for good reason. No wonder the shortlist is a staple of many bibliophiles’ fall reading lists. Author, CBC broadcaster and Artistic Director for the Festival of Literary Diversity, Jael Richardson, hosts our annual on-stage interview with each of the 2018 finalists, revealed on October 1. Hear about the creative processes, anticipations and camaraderies between these incredible creatives just weeks before the winner is announced on November 19.
The Alchemy of Truth: the power of story to change the world. In this talk, famed novelist Isabel Allende unpacks the power of story to, as she says, “make the world good—not just better.”NOV 20