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One Book One Vancouver July events with Joy Kogawa and CBC Radio
The Vancouver Public Library and CBC Radio have just announced some joint events for One Book One Vancouver. All look very interesting. Check them out!
Joy Kogawa will be Mark Forsythe's guest on CBC Almanac's Open Line (690 AM) from 1 p.m. to 2 pm, this Friday, July 15. A few copies of Obasan will be given away to lucky listeners!
Joy Kogawa will be visiting library branches to read from Naomi's Road and more at Renfrew (July 20, 10:30 am), Hastings (July 21, 10:30 am), Fraserview (July 27 at 2 pm) and Oakridge (10:30 am).
Join Joy Kogawa at the Central Library on August 5 for the launch of Emily Kato, which follows up on the life of Naomi's Aunt Emily from Obasan, at 7:30 pm in the Alice MacKay Room.
The following day, August 6, Joy will be back at Central for a Japanese Canadian Cultural fair featuring a recorded broadcast with Sheryl MacKay and CBC's North by Northwest in the Promenade - we'll also be announcing the winner of the Haiku Contest at this event. Check the OBOV page on our website more more details as they become available.