Howard White: publisher & author- Pender Is. Library

Updated 2020/01/28

When:
2020/03/01 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Where:
Pender Island Public Library
4407 Bedwell Harbour Road
Pender Island
BC
Cost:
Free
Contact:
250-629-3722

Sunday Afternoon at the Pender Is. Library presents:

Guest speaker: Howard White – Author, Founder of Harbour Publishing, and President of Douglas and McIntyre

Sunday March 1, 2020; 2:00 pm

Award-winning publisher & author Howard White is responsible for publishing some 1,000 books about BC, including the well-known Raincoast Chronicles.

As a recipient of the Canadian Historical Soc. Career Award, he has been described as “a tireless promoter of quality regional history, who has nurtured and brought into being a remarkable range of works that capture the essence of BC.”

He has been equally active as a writer, winning the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for Writing in the Rain.

Join us for a fascinating account of Howard’s journey in book publishing and as an author, with readings from his latest book of poetry,  A Mysterious Humming Noise  (available at the library).

Free program, all welcome. Come early as seating is limited.