Author Wagamese at Kamloops Library

Richard Wagamese will be at the Kamloops Library on Oct. 11.

The TNRD Library System is hosting a reading and discussion by Richard Wagamese, one of Canada’s foremost native authors and storytellers, at the North Kamloops Library on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.

Working as a professional writer since 1979, Wagamese has been a newspaper columnist and reporter; radio and TV broadcaster and producer; documentary producer; and the author of 11 titles from major Canadian publishers. Some of his many books include One Native Life; The Next Sure Thing; One Story, One Song; and most recently, Indian Horse.

As a published author Wagamese has won the Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction for his third novel Dream Wheels in 2007, and the Alberta Writers Guild Best Novel Award for his debut novel Keeper’n Me in 1994. Additionally, his memoir One Native Life was one of the Globe and Mail’s 100 Best Books of 2008 and the memoir One Story, One Song was awarded the George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature in 2011.

This event is free, but seating is limited. Please call the library to reserve your seat at 250.554.1124 or talk to a staff member.