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      In Conversation with Cherie Dimaline in Markham


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      November 7, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM

      6031 Highway 7
      Markham, Ontario L3P 3A7

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      In Conversation with Cherie Dimaline

      Cherie Dimaline is coming to Markham! From the author of the YA-crossover hit The Marrow Thieves, a propulsive, stunning and sensuous novel, Empire of the Wild, inspired by the traditional Métis story of the Rogarou--a werewolf-like creature that haunts the roads and woods of Métis communities. A messed-up, grown-up, Little Red Riding Hood.  Q&A + Signing to follow. Author BioCHERIE DIMALINE's young adult novel The Marrow Thieves shot to the top of the bestseller lists when it was published in 2017, and has stayed there. It won the Governor General's Literary Award, the Kirkus Prize in the young adult literature category, the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature, was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award and, among other honours, was a fan favourite in the 2018 edition of CBC's Canada Reads. It was also a Book of Year on numerous lists including National Public Radio, the School Library Journal, the New York Public Library, the Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire and the CBC. Cherie was named Emerging Artist of the Year at the Ontario Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts in 2014, and became the first Indigenous writer in residence at the Toronto Public Library. From the Georgian Bay Métis Community in Ontario, she now lives in Vancouver. Author Site: facebook.com/Cherie-Dimaline-188161724562388/Social: Instagram: @cherie.dimaline Twitter: @cherie_dimaline

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