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MENNONITES DON’T DANCE selected for Hamilton Reads

Darcie Hossack short stories award winning award-winningWhat better way to encourage Hamilton, Ontario residents to participate in this year’s GritLit literary festival than a city-wide version of the CBC literary competition, Canada Reads? And what better books to read than those shortlisted for the 2012 Ontario Library Association Evergreen Award, including Darcie Friesen Hossack‘s Mennonites Don’t Dance?

On this coming Wednesday, Hamilton residents will gather at the Central Library to hear ten prominent fellow citizens–including writer Miranda Hill, musician Jeremy Greenspan (of Junior Boys), and journalist Jeff Mahoney–champion each of the shortlisted books. This exciting evening of cultural and community engagement is not to be missed!

  • What: Hamilton Reads, featuring Mennonites Don’t Dance and the 2012 Evergreen shortlist.
  • When: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hamilton Public Library – Central Branch, 55 York Blvd., Hamilton, ON.
  • How: Admission is free, with doors opening at 7:00 p.m. For further information, please see the GritLit website.
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