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Forward Thinking Speaker Series: An Evening with Lawrence Hill

[title]Forward Thinking Speaker Series: An Evening with Lawrence Hill[desc]Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 7 – 8:30pm [image: Forward Thinking Speaker Series: An Evening with Lawrence Hill] The Edmonton Public Library and Calgary Public Library are pleased to present An Evening with Lawrence Hill on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. In a talk about his new novel Beatrice and Croc Harry, Lawrence Hill will discuss writing for both children and adults, the formation of racial identity, the artistic challenges he faced in using humour to explore sensitive subjects, and the joys of playing with language and inventing words for readers of all ages. He will draw parallels between Beatrice and Croc Harry and his well - known novel The Book of Negroes, and will mention his own experiences with censorship and with the title change of his earlier novel. This event will be moderated by Natasha Deen. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Online Short Description : "The Book of Negroes" author Lawrence Hill will discuss his writing and the release of his new book, "Beatrice and Croc Harry". Event Category : Education, Family / Children, Other Cost : Free Where to purchase tickets : www.eventbrite.ca… More info : www.eventbrite.ca…. Event Details. Location: , Edmonton, AB