news | Tuesday July 27, 2010

12 Hour Marathon Reading of George Bowering's Burning Water

George Bowering

Photograph by Jack Bawden

The W.A. Deacon Literary Foundation is pleased to announce a marathon reading of George Bowering‘s award winning novel Burning Water (1980), a novel about George Vancouver’s exploration of the coast of British Columbia.

The venue is a pilot program of the City of Vancouver. Everyone is welcome including students and the general public who will have a chance to take turns reading the novel.

Date of the event: (Friday) 30 July 2010.

Location: 700 block of Granville (between West Georgia & Robson Street).

Time: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

George Bowering‘s latest Talonbook is My Darling Nellie Grey.

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