Gals and Good Times
Saturday, October 18
Coffee Reception • 9:30-10am*
Event Start • 10-11:15am
Theatre Junction GRAND – Flanagan Theatre
$22 seniors, students and friends of CJSW
Featuring: Caroline Adderson, Elyse Friedman, Kim Fu, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Heather O’Neill and Carrie Snyder.
Unforgettable storytellers start off the day with love and laughter as they delve into the turmoils, quirks and impulses of the characters in their books. Coffee served before the event. Hosted by Marina Endicott.
Ellen in Pieces by Caroline Adderson is a witty, genre-bending novel about a single mother who navigates middle age.
The Answer to Everything by Elyse Friedman is a cynical, hilarious yet deeply moving portrait of an upstart cult gone wrong.
For Today I am a Boy by Kim Fu is a stunning coming-of-age tale about a woman in the body of a Chinese-Canadian man.
Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald, see events on p. 40 and 54 for book details.
The Girl Who Was Saturday Night by Heather O’Neill is the story of gorgeous twins who are hopelessly promiscuous and wildly funny.
Girl Runner by Carrie Snyder is part historical page-turner, part contemporary mystery about a woman olympian who now, at age 104, lives in a nursing home.
Sponsored by an anonymous donor.
Call Wordfest to purchase passes: 403 237 9068
*Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate specific dietary restrictions.