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Writers Round Table

Tri-Cities Writers Festival

2024-06-14 19:00:00 2024-06-14 20:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Writers Round Table Branch - City Centre - City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Friday, June 14
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-14 19:00:00 2024-06-14 20:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Writers Round Table Join the Coquitlam Public Library after hours for a special moderated panel of local authors. Branch - City Centre - City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Branch - City Centre

City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Join the Coquitlam Public Library after hours for a special moderated panel of local authors.

Can't decide on which local author talk to attend during the Tri-Cities Writers Festival? Drop-in to the Library after hours for a unique experience featuring a panel discussion with Iona Whishaw, Harrison Mooney and Kevin Chong. This event will be moderated by local comedian and author Ryan Murphy and is our feature event for our festival. 

This will be a conversation followed by a question and answer period.

No registration required. All ages welcome.

Entry to the event for everyone will start at 6:45 pm. 

For more information about this Tri-Cities Writers Festival event, email ask@coqlibrary.ca.

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RYAN MURPHY is an award-winning writer and editor who has created engaging digital content for some of the largest and most trusted brands in the world including Walt Disney Studios, HBO, and many more.

His critically acclaimed short stories and columns have been published in 21 books and have been featured on more than 170 radio stations and 60 newspapers and magazines across North America. https://www.ryanmurphywrites.com 

HARRISON MOONEY is a best-selling memoirist and award-winning journalist from Abbotsford, British Columbia. His debut memoir, Invisible Boy, was the winner of the 2023 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for nonfiction, and shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award and the Hurston Wright Legacy Award in memoir nonfiction. Harrison's work has appeared in the New York Times, the Vancouver Sun, the Guardian, Yahoo, Maclean's and the Tyee, where his columns appear regularly. He lives in East Vancouver with his family. Learn more about Harrison at https://www.harrisonmooney.ca 

KEVIN CHONG is the author of seven books of fiction and nonfiction, most recently the novel The Double Life of Benson Yu, which was a finalist for the 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize and named a Best Book of Canadian Fiction by the CBC. His creative nonfiction and journalism have recently appeared in Time Magazine, Literary Hub, Montecristo, and the Globe and Mail. An associate professor at the UBC Okanagan, he lives in Vancouver with his family. See https://thatkevinchong.com/ for more details about Kevin.

IONA WHISHAW is a former educator and social worker whose mother and grandfather were both spies during their respective wars. She is the award-winning author of the Globe and Mail bestselling Lane Winslow Mystery series. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband. For more details, visit https://ionawhishaw.ca/ 

AGE GROUP: | Youth (12-18) | Adults (18+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Program |

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Branch - City Centre

Phone: 604-554-7323

Hours
Mon, Jun 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 10:00AM to 5:00PM

About the library

The City Centre branch offers:

  • Free wi-fi access, no password required
  • Meeting and study rooms
  • Public computer stations
  • Printing, faxing, scanning, and photocopying
  • Silent study room
  • A Discovery Lab showcasing eResources and lendable technology

Upcoming events

Canceled
Mon, Jun 24, 12:20pm - 3:30pm

Mon, Jun 24, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
City Centre Room 127

Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Room 127

Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Canceled
Wed, Jun 26, 12:20pm - 3:30pm

Wed, Jun 26, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
City Centre Room 137

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
City Centre Room 127

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jun 27, 11:30am - 12:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Tue, Jul 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Wed, Jul 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Wed, Jul 03, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Room 137

Thu, Jul 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Thu, Jul 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Fri, Jul 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Fri, Jul 05, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Room 137

Sat, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Mon, Jul 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dogwood Pavilion Cards Room

Canceled
Mon, Jul 08, 10:00am - 11:45am

Mon, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Board Room

Mon, Jul 08, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Mon, Jul 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
City Centre Room 127

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
City Centre Board Room

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am

Wed, Jul 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Wed, Jul 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jul 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Fri, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Sat, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Sat, Jul 13, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sun, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
City Centre Room 127

Canceled
Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 11:45am

Mon, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Tue, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Wed, Jul 17, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Room 137

Wed, Jul 17, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
City Centre Room 137

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jul 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Thu, Jul 18, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
City Centre Room 127

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Room 127

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Canceled
Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
City Centre Discovery Lab

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Canceled
Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:45am

Mon, Jul 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City Centre Discovery Lab

Tue, Jul 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137