A conversation with Frances Itani


submitted by Sue Walker

The Merrickville “Library Readers” Book Club and Beth Donovan Hospice are hosting an afternoon discussion with Giller Prize Finalist Frances Itani.  Frances Itani, C.M., is an award-winning, best-selling author who has published 18 books (novels, stories, poetry and children’s work), as well as many reviews, articles and essays. She has travelled widely and has lived, worked and studied in seven Canadian provinces. She has also lived in England, U.S.A., Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Croatia and Cyprus. Her work has been translated and published in 18 countries. Her latest novel is The Company We Keep. Frances lives in Ottawa.

On Sunday, October 15th from 2-4 pm at the Merrickville Legion (245 Main St. W Merrickville), Itani will be discussing her latest book and will invite questions from attendees on this and her other books.  Admission is free but space is limited.  To reserve your ticket, visit https://www.zeffy.com/en-CA/ticketing/7389f389-00b8-4983-a09e-f18bf0b2c842 or contact Beth Donovan Hospice at 613-258-9611 ext 2.

We would like to thank the Canada Council of the Arts through the Writers’ Union of Canada for their assistance in sponsoring this event.


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