Heather Menzies, 2015 winner of the Ottawa Book Award for Non-Fiction for her book Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa
Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada
Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts
Peter Schneider, Canada Council for the Arts
Master of ceremonies
Sean Wilson, Ottawa International Writers Festival
About Heather Menzies
Heather Menzies is an award-winning magazine and book writer and adjunct professor at Carleton University. Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good is her 10th book. Her previous two were on The Globe and Mail's "Best 100" book list. In 2013, she was awarded the Order of Canada for her "contributions to public discourse."
An engaging memoir, Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good combines moving reflections on our common heritage with a contemporary call to action, individually and collectively, locally and globally.
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Refreshments will be served.
Please note that the presentation will be in English only.