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Katherena Vermette is a winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. Her novel The Break is the 2019 Arts and Science Book Club selection.

Katherena Vermette: My Writing Life

Katherena Vermette, author of the 2019 Arts and Science Book Club Selection The Break, discusses her life and career

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The Break by Katherena Vermette is the 2019 Arts and Science Book Club selection.

Katherena Vermette will visit the University of Saskatchewan for two public Arts and Science Book Club events in March.

Monday, March 18
Katherena Vermette: My Writing Life
7–8:45 pm
Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building
107 Administration Pl., Saskatoon, SK

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This event is free and open to the public. A question and answer period, book sale and book signing will follow the lecture.

A livestream of the lecture will be shown on the book club website: artsandscience.usask.ca/bookclub


Part of the College of Arts and Science Book Club, My Writing Life is an annual lecture in which an acclaimed writer discusses the events and experiences that shaped his or her life and career.

Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer from Treaty One territory, the heart of the Métis nation, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her first book, North End Love Songs (The Muses Company), won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. Her novel The Break (House of Anansi) was a bestseller in Canada and won multiple awards, including the 2017 Amazon.ca First Novel Award.

Katherena Vermette will also present an Arts and Science Book Club reading and discussion of The Break in the afternoon.

Info: artsandscience.usask.ca/bookclub | bookclub@artsandscience.usask.ca


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