Lit Fest New West 2011, New Westminster, April 15-16

The Arts Council of New Westminster celebrates the written word by organizing this two-day event.

Located at Douglas College, 700 Royal Avenue in New Westminster, the festival features published authors, poets, publishers, educators, readers; and, of course, book tables.

For details about the Festival:
http://www.artscouncilnewwest.org/

Find Libros Libertad at the Lit Fest New West 2011 on Saturday, April 16, in the book tables area.
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Fauzia Rafique’s novel ‘Skeena’ to be launched in English and Punjabi

Vancouver Lower Mainland writer Fauzia Rafique’s novel ‘Skeena’ will be launched in English and Punjabi in Surrey and Vancouver on April 9 and April 10 at 2-4 PM. View event information:
Punjabi Gurumukhi and Shahmukhi editions, Surrey April 9
English edition, Vancouver April 10

‘Skeena is the story of a Muslim Canadian woman spanning thirty years of her life where she explores her changing environments, religious and cultural influences, and intimate relationships. Told by Skeena herself, it is a rare glimpse into the mind and perspectives of a Muslim woman. With the utter simplicity of style and expression, and a plot immersed in gripping realities, Fauzia has created a novel that is hard to put down even when it explodes some deep-rooted myths.’ (Libros Libertad 2011)

From a Punjabi village, ‘Skeena’ takes us to Lahore city, Toronto Ontario, and then Surrey in British Columbia.

For more information on ‘Skeena’
novelskeena.wordpress.com
To order ‘Skeena’ Online
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Book Signing: Ben Nuttall-Smith, New Westminster, March 6/11

Ben Nuttall-Smith will be available for Book Signing for his new historical novel ‘Blood, Feathers & Holy Men’
Sunday, March 6
2:30 to 3:30 pm
At Renaissance Books
43-6th Street
New Westminster

“This far-reaching novel eloquently displays the author’s love of history and storytelling. Blood, Feathers and Holy Men rampages from monastic life in the old world to exotic practices on a distant continent. En route the reader is treated to the lifestyles of impoverished Irish monks, marauding Vikings, the first nations in a new world and the early civilizations of what would one day become Central America. Ben Nuttall-Smith has crafted a fascinating tale of enormous scope.”
– Anthony Dalton
National President,
Canadian Authors Association

Paperback 9 x 6 in
252 pages
ISBN: 9781926763101
$23.00
Libros Libertad
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Book Launch: ‘Blood, Feathers & Holy Men’ by Ben Nuttall-Smith

You are invited to the launch of a historical novel by a renowned BC writer Ben Nuttal-Smith titled ‘Blood, Feathers & Holy Men’ that has just been released by Libros Libertad and is to be launched on:
Sunday, January 16th
2 to 3 pm
Newton Branch of the Surrey Public Library
13795 70th Avenue

This project has taken almost seven years (Since a trip to Oaxaca Mexico in January 2004) to reach fruition.

For more info:
BenNuttall-Smith.ca
and
BenNuttall-Smith.ca/Archives
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Poetry Reading by Manolis, Surrey, Dec 11/2010

Manolis, a Greek Canadian poet, will be reading a selection from his latest collections of poetry.

Organized by Libros Libertad, the event will be held at Surrey Public Library, Newton Branch, from 2pm to 3pm on Saturday December 11.