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FEBRUARY 21, 2005
February 21, 2005
Come joins us for an evening of fiction with:

Leanna Brodie
Leanna Brodie is currently playwright-in-residence at the 4th Line Theatre and Champlain College. She is working on a commission by the Blyth Festival to write about one-room schools: and on a black comedy about a family dealing with a terminal illness. Previous plays include The Vic and For Home and Country. She will read from one or more of the above, and also takes requests.
She will have two books for sale: The Vic, and For Home and Country.
Hal Niedzviecki
Hal Niedzviecki is the author of six books, including the novels The Program and Ditch and the cultural commentary Hello, I'm Special: How Individuality Became the New Conformity. He is the founder of "Broken Pencil," the magazine of zine culture and the indepdent arts. For more about his work, visit
He will be reading from his new novel The Program (Random House Canada)
Nauni Parkinson
Nauni Parkinson is a Peterborogh songwriter and story-teller. Through Peterborough Parent Child Mother Goose sessions she helps people to remember what it's like to have someone tell you a story and to learn the art of story telling. She is also a mother of two and a fantastic gardener.

Jan Thornhill
Jan Thornhill's first collection of short fiction, Drought and Other Stories was published in 2000 by Cormorant Books. She is also the author and illustrator of numerous award-winning children's books, the most recent being Over in the Meadow (Maple Tree Press - 2004). She lives in the woods near Havelock where she obsesses over slime moulds and other oddities.

Copies of Drought will be availalbe as well as a selection of kids' books, some of which are "attractively priced" paperbacks.

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