Chris Turner

Chris Turner

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Biography

Chris Turner is the author of five books and one of Canada’s leading writers and speakers on energy and sustainability. His bestsellers The Leap and The Geography of Hope were both National Business Book Award finalists. His most recent book is How to Breathe Underwater, a collection of his award-winning essays and feature writing, which won the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize. He has also published an essay about the 2015 Blue Jays playoff run in Best Canadian Sports Writing, an anthology coming out this fall (and co-edited by Stacey May).

Turner was a 2013 Berton House writer-in-residence in Dawson City, Yukon, and a 2010 Paul D. Fleck Fellow at the Banff Centre. He lives in Calgary with his wife and two children. His book The Patch, the story of Alberta’s oilsands, will be published in Canada and internationally by Simon & Schuster in September).

Knocking it out of Memorial Park with Stacey May Fowles
and Mark Kingwell

Hosted by Chris Turner

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 7pm
Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW, Calgary
$15 + GST

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