In celebration of Black History Month: Author Kai Thomas (February 8th)
Join the author of the award-winning novel In the Upper Country, Kai Thomas, in conversation with Jamaal Amir Akbari to learn more about this debut novel.
Kai Thomas was awarded the 2023 Atwood Gibson Writers' Trust prize for fiction and shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Fiction and the Amazon Canada First Novel Award.
The novel ' In the Upper Country' provides an engaging tale of the fates of two unforgettable women—one just beginning a journey of reckoning and self-discovery and the other completing her life’s last vital act—intertwine in this sweeping, powerful novel set at the terminus of the Underground Railroad.
A Q&A with the audience and an autograph session will follow.
In-person attendees will get the chance to win a copy of In the Upper Country!
This event is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association.
Ben Franklin Place, Chamber, 101 Centrepointe Drive Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7
February 8th, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free. Reserve your spot here
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