Friday, February 11, 2011

Hiromi Goto Reading at the Cafe for Contemporary Art

Please join us for a free and public reading by Hiromi Goto, author of the novels Half World and A Chorus of Mushrooms. Introduction by Janey Lew. Presented by Capilano University's Creative Writing and English Department, the Prosetics Reading Series, and the Cafe for Contemporary Art.

Reading by Hiromi Goto
Thursday, February 24th, 2011.
Starts: 7 PM
CAFE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
140 East Esplanade, North Vancouver
Contact: Anne Stone
Email/Phone: astone@capilanou.ca.


Hiromi Goto is the award-winning author of Chorus of Mushrooms and The Kappa Child. She's also published a collection of short stories, Hopeful Monsters, and a novel for children, The Water of Possibility. Her latest YA novel, Half World, was published by Penguin Canada in 2009, and was awarded the Sunburst Award and the Carl Brandon Parallax Award. Half World was released in 2010 by Viking US and Baam! France and pending publication in Poland. She also published her first book of poetry, Wait Until Late Afternoon, co-written with David Bateman. She currently lives in Burnaby, BC.

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