The War Memorial Library in Hudson is a non-profit registered charity providing a subscription library of printed and digital materials, primarily in the English language, to the residents of Hudson, Quebec and surrounding communities.Operated by volunteers, the Library is self-financing through membership fees, donations and fund raising activities. The Library in turn donates, to local charities, funds in excess of its own needs.The building and the Library serve as a memorial to those in Hudson who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

StoryFest - Ann Charney

The Quebec Writers Federation has again partnered with StoryFest for a Spring event that will this year welcome award-winning Montreal author Ann Charney on June 1st. Her fiction and non-fiction writing has earned her wide acclaim that includes two National Magazine Awards, the Chatelaine Fiction Prize and the Canadian Authors' Association Prize, as well as being named a finalist for the Mavis Gallant Non-Fiction Award. In Life Class, her new novel, a young women seeks to escape her abysmal situation in Venice where she went after fleeing the former Yugoslavia. Her journey is an engaging immigrant story.
Robert Fulford of The National Post describes Charney's fourth novel as "a high-spirited tale of a young woman climbing out of the limbo of statelessness". Montreal writer and publisher Linda Leith will join Charney at the microphone to lead their discussion. Julie Gedeon
To learn more about StoryFest go to the Greenwood Centre for Living History website. The library has several copies of Life Class.

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