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Emily Brewes Reading and Discussion

Live Online Event

2021-06-27 15:30:00 2021-06-27 16:30:00 America/New_York Emily Brewes Reading and Discussion Local author Emily Brewes will read from The Doomsday Book of Fairy Tales. Discussion to follow. In the Community - Zoom A

Sunday, June 27
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-06-27 15:30:00 2021-06-27 16:30:00 America/New_York Emily Brewes Reading and Discussion Local author Emily Brewes will read from The Doomsday Book of Fairy Tales. Discussion to follow. In the Community - Zoom A

Local author Emily Brewes will read from The Doomsday Book of Fairy Tales. Discussion to follow.

Local author Emily Brewes' The Doomsday Book of Fairy Tales is an astounding book about a dangerous quest in an eerie post-climate collapse world.

Join Emily for a reading from the book and discussion with King Con Collective member, Justine Scala.

Emily Brewes grew up in the wilds of North Bay, Ontario, where she learned to be afraid of nature, especially bugs. Her writing career exists to spite a 2nd grade teacher who accused her of “getting help” on a creative composition that was perceived as being “too good”. Many years on, Emily attempted National Novel Writing Month several times, one of which produced The Doomsday Book of Fairy Tales. She lived for some time in Toronto, where she learned to write wistfully of Northern Ontario’s rugged beauty and haunting landscapes, but has since moved to Kingston.

This interactive online presentation will be held on Zoom.  Registrants will be emailed the link immediately upon registration.  (Please check your Junk and Spam folders right away if you don't see the confirmation email and link in your Inbox then adjust your settings to make sure emails from KFPL aren't blocked. You can also access event links by scrolling over the calendar icon at the top of our website and signing in to My Events). Participants will need to download the latest version of Zoom in advance to the device they’ll be using during the presentation.

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