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Prove you’re the smartest person in the library. Win big-league bragging rights and tasty beverages. Ticket includes Dick Lit’s Trivia Night Membership.

Join the Calgary Public Library and Wordfest Calgary’s most Guilt-Free Trivia Competition, hosted by Richard Kemick. All trivia questions are loosely inspired by a particular author’s work. But familiarity with the work is not required and will not necessarily increase your chances of winning.

Your Host: Richard Kemick

Richard Kelly Kemick’s poetry and prose have been published in literary magazines and journals across Canada and the United States, most recently in The Walrus and The Fiddlehead. His debut collection of poetry, CaribouRun, was published March 2016 by Goose Lane Editions and selected by CBC as one of the season’s Must Read Collections.

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Thursday, April 26 @ 6:30pm
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW, Calgary
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Prove you’re the smartest person in the library. Win big-league bragging rights and tasty beverages. Join the Calgary Public Library and Wordfest for the 10th Edition of Calgary’s most Guilt-Free Trivia Competition, hosted by Richard Kemick. Trivia questions are loosely inspired by the work of writer Larissa Lai. But familiarity with her work is not required and will not necessarily increase your chances of winning. Read more…

Featuring Larissa Lai

Larissa Lai is the author of two novels, When Fox Is a Thousand and Salt Fish Girl; two books of poetry, sybil unrest (with Rita Wong) and Automaton Biographies; a chapbook, Eggs in the Basement; and most recently, a critical book, Slanting I, Imagining We: Asian Canadian Literary Production in the 1980s and 1990s. A recipient of the Astraea Foundation Emerging Writers’ Award, she has been a finalist for the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Tiptree Award, the Sunburst Award, the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Award, the bpNichol Chapbook Award, the Dorothy Livesay Prize and the ACQL Gabrielle Roy Prize for Literary Criticism. She holds a Canada Research Chair II in Creative Writing at the University of Calgary and directs The Insurgent Architects’ House for Creative Writing there. In Fall 2018, Arsenal Pulp Press will publish her new novel, The Tiger Flu.

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