An Afternoon in the Park with Lorna Crozier and Rhonda Ganz
An Officer of the Order of Canada, LORNA CROZIER has been acknowledged for her contributions to Canadian literature, her teaching and her mentoring with five honourary doctorates, most recently from McGill and Simon Fraser Universities. Her books have received numerous national awards, including the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry. The Globe and Mail declared The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things one of its Top 100 Books of the Year, and Amazon chose her memoir as one of the 100 books you should read in your lifetime. A Professor Emerita at the University of Victoria, she has performed for Queen Elizabeth II and has read her poetry, which has been translated into several languages, on every continent except Antarctica. Her book, What the Soul Doesn’t Want, was nominated for the 2017 Governor General’s Award for Poetry. In 2018, Lorna Crozier received the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award. Steven Price called Through the Garden: A Love Story (with Cats), her latest nonfiction book, “one of the great love stories of our time.” Lorna Crozier lives on Vancouver Island.
3 p.m. Pioneer Park, 7130 West Saanich Road, Brentwood Bay
Admission is by donation at the event. Suggested donation is $10. Although tickets are not required for this event, please register using Eventbrite by clicking on this link. There is no charge for registering on Eventbrite.
Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. Sun hats, sunscreen and a water bottle are recommended.
Please follow the following safety precautions:
• Space your lawn chair six feet from other attendees.
• If you are ill do not attend.
• Wear a mask when purchasing books and having them signed by authors.