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November 01, 2019
Oxford Reads presents: An evening with Waubgeshig Rice


This year’s Oxford Reads experience, celebrating the book Moon of the Crusted Snow, will draw to close with a gala event on November 9 at Market Centre Theatre in Woodstock. The author, Waubgeshig Rice, will be on hand to discuss the book, with the evening presented by Chris dela Torre, host of Afternoon Drive on CBC London.

Now in its second year, Oxford Reads aims to connect readers across the County while celebrating Indigenous Canadian literature and fostering discussion. This year, Oxford County Library welcomed Woodstock Public Library as a partner in promoting the Oxford Reads experience. 

Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist originally from Wasauksing First Nation near Parry Sound. Moon of the Crusted Snow is his third novel, which recently received the 2019 Evergreen Award, as voted on by readers from over 100 libraries in Ontario.


Tickets are still available

Join us for an intimate conversation with Waubgeshig Rice, as he discusses the 2019 Oxford Reads selection, Moon of the Crusted Snow. Tickets are available for $10 at all Oxford County library branches or online at www.oxfordreads.ca.


Details

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Market Centre Theatre
22 Reeve St., Woodstock

Cocktail reception    6:00 p.m.
Gala presentation     7:00 p.m.
Book signing to follow

It’s not too late to participate in this year’s Oxford Reads experience. Those interested can place a hold on a copy of the book atwww.oxfordreads.ca or in-person at any of Oxford County’s 14 library branches or the Woodstock Public Library. Reading guides are also available. Anyone interested in purchasing a copy of the book can do so at Merrifield Book Shop in Woodstock.


Contact

Donna Kemp | Strategic Communication & Engagement
519.539.9800, ext. 158 | dkemp@oxfordcounty.ca