Join the North Vancouver City Library for an evening with local authors Janie Chang, Carol Cram and Marie Sadro. Doors open at 6:30 for wine and refreshments, reading begins at 7. This event is free and open to the public, but please register via our Events Calendar at www.nvcl.ca.
Janie Chang is a Canadian novelist who draws upon family history for her writing. She grew up listening to stories about ancestors who encountered dragons, ghosts, and immortals and about family life in a small Chinese town in the years before the Second World War. She is a graduate of The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University. Three Souls is her first novel. Born in Taiwan, Janie has lived in the Philippines, Iran, Thailand, and New Zealand. She now lives in beautiful Vancouver, Canada with her husband and Mischa, a rescue cat who thinks the staff could be doing a better job.
Carol M. Cram is the author of The Towers of Tuscany (Lake Union Publishing, 2014) along with dozens of bestselling college textbooks for courses in computer applications and communications and was on faculty at Capilano University in North Vancouver for two over decades. As Vice President of Clear Communications Consultants, she facilitated numerous communications workshops for corporate and government clients. Carol holds an MA in Drama from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. She is now devoting herself full time to the writing of historical fiction.Carol lives with her husband, painter Gregg Simpson, on beautiful Bowen Island near Vancouver, BC, where she teaches Nia dance and volunteers as president of the local arts council. Her second novel, A Woman of Note, will be published in 2015.
Marie Sadro left Berlin as a young child and traveled with her family to Austria, France and eventually to Canada. She is a mother, teacher and writer. “I simply love putting my ideas and experiences into stories,” she says. In her book Erika: Stories she recalls her early days in Berlin and reminds us of the importance of peace.