Helen Humphreys

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IFOA Woodstock, Ontario: Helen Humphreys, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Lois Leveen
International Festival of Authors, Wednesday, October 22 at 7pm
Authors Helen Humphreys, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer and Lois Leveen read from and discuss their latest novels at the Knox Presbyterian Church in Woodstock.

For tickets and more information, visit the Woodstock Public Library (519-539-4801).

In partnership with Woodstock Public Library

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Knox Presbyterian Church, 59 Riddell Street, Woodstock N4S 6M2

Cost: $15 (Jenni_Canuck)
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Event location: Knox Presbyterian Church, 59 Riddell Street, Woodstock, Ontario N4S 6M2
Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists
International Festival of Authors, Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30pm
The Writers’ Trust is one of the largest literary prize-giving organizations in the country, now annually awarding more than $240,500 to Canadian writers.14 Rogers Writers' Trust

For the sixth consecutive year, IFOA is proud to present the works nominated for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Author Helen Humphreys hosts.

Finalists will be announced October 1!

Helen Humphreys is the award-winning, bestselling author of four books of poetry, six novels and two work of creative non-fiction. She is the recipient of a City of Toronto Book Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry. She was awarded the Harbourfront Festival Prize for literary excellence in 2009. Humphreys presents her haunting memoir, Nocturne: On The Life And Death Of My Brother, an intimate self-examination and exploration of her grief after the sudden death of her younger brother, Martin.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:30 PM
The Brigantine Room-Bill Boyle Artport, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto M5J 2G8

Cost: $18/$15 Supporters (Jenni_Canuck)
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Helen Humphreys was born in 1961 in England and moved to Canada when she was a young girl. She was kicked out of high school in grade 10 and attended an alternative school to finish her education. Humphreys lives in Kingston, Ontario.
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