Over the next few weeks, I’ll be launching Polar Winds in several western locales. If you’re in the area, I hope you can make it out to one of the following!
What: An illustrated and engaging talk about the people and stories behind the book for the Canadian Aviation Historical Society chapter. It will be free and open to the public.
Where: Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Art Smith Aero Centre, 1916 McCall Landing N.E.
Turbulent Tales: The Ups and Downs of Writing about Canadian Aviation
What: Award-winning journalist and author, Carol Shaben (Into the Abyss) joins Edmonton’s Historian Laureate, Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail to launch her new book, Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North, in this engaging session. The authors will talk about their research and writing, and issues in the exploration of aviation past and present. They will then take questions and sign books. This event is free and open to the public and there will be free refreshments as well as drinks for purchase.
Where: Billy Bishop Legion in Kitsilano
What: Please join us for a special evening of readings and conversation feautring Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail (Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North), Lynne Bowen (Those Island People) and Christine Lowther (Born Out of This). Books will be available for purchase from Munro’s book store and personalized dedications (great for holiday gifts!). Register at gvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Presented in partnership with Dundurn Press, Harbour Publishing, and Caitlin Press.
Where: Oak Bay branch of the Victoria Public Library. 1442 Monterey Ave. Victoria, BC
What: An illustrated and engaging talk about the people and stories behind the book, followed by refreshments. Books will be available for purchase and personalized dedications. Free and open to the public.
Where: British Columbia Aviation Museum, 1910 Norseman Road, Sidney, BC