Pen Pal Club

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Libraries across the Kootenays are bringing back the lost art of correspondence. Join the club and we will match you up with someone to correspond with – either by email or the old fashioned way – snail mail. This is a great opportunity to encourage one another in a trying time! Here is how it […]

Anecdotal Evidence: A Personal History of Candid Photography With Photographer Fred Rosenberg

Nelson Public LIbrary 602 Stanley St., Nelson, BC

With nearly four decades of photography on the streets of Nelson, Fred Rosenberg is something of a local legend. In this presentation he’ll talk about the nature and the craft of candid photography—journalistic, naturalistic, and street—and his own exploratory journey. He’ll illustrate his points with his own photographs, and with examples of work by photographers […]

Exploring Public Space

May 30 at 7 pm at the Civic Theatre *virtual option also available  Join your community for an evening of learning and conversation about Public Space.  Short video segments from experts and thought leaders showing creative and inspiring perspectives on public space will be shared. There will also be time for some conversation on what […]

Recurring

From the Heart Learning Circle: Book discussion of Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-spirit & Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction

TBA (possibly outside or by Zoom)

Love after the End is a bold and breathtaking speculative fiction anthology showcasing a number of new and emerging Two-Spirit and queer Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and enduring strength of 2SQness through its plight […]

Recurring

From the Heart Learning Circle: Book discussion of Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-spirit & Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction

TBA (possibly outside or by Zoom)

Love after the End is a bold and breathtaking speculative fiction anthology showcasing a number of new and emerging Two-Spirit and queer Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and enduring strength of 2SQness through its plight […]

BC and Yukon Book Prize Finalists Author Reading

Nelson Public LIbrary 602 Stanley St., Nelson, BC

Join Tanya Christenson (A Soft Place to Fall) and Matt Rader (Ghosthawk) as they read from their shortlisted books. Tanya Christenson is currently a Vice Principal but spent most of her career as a teacher and elementary school counsellor. Writing is a passion, which she squeezes into her busy days whenever possible. Returning to her […]

Bringing Characters to Life

Nelson Public LIbrary 602 Stanley St., Nelson, BC

With EMLF writer-in-residence Shaena Lambert 2022 Elephant Mountain Literary Festival and the Nelson Public Library present a talk on the writing craft. People are at the heart of fiction and memoir: confusing, edgy, graceful; full of needs, urges and inner complexity. Shaena will discuss the ways that characters can be brought to life on the […]