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An Evening with Lawrence Hill

February 2

The Edmonton Public Library and Calgary Public Library, opens a new window are pleased to present An Evening with Lawrence Hill on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 7:00pm.

In a talk about his new novel Beatrice and Croc Harry, Lawrence Hill will discuss writing for both children and adults, the formation of racial identity, the artistic challenges he faced in using humour to explore sensitive subjects, and the joys of playing with language and inventing words for readers of all ages. He will draw parallels between Beatrice and Croc Harry and his well – known novel The Book of Negroes, and will mention his own experiences with censorship and with the title change of his earlier novel. This event will be moderated by Natasha Deen.


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Edmonton, Alberta Canada