Norman Ravvin, author of the critically acclaimed The Joyful Child (Gaspereau Press, 2011), will be giving a reading from his novel at the Killam Library on October 20. All are welcome!

Norman Ravvin is a fiction writer, critic and journalist. His previous books include the novel Lola by Night (2003), which is also out in Serbian translation; Hidden Canada: An Intimate Travelogue (2001); the novel Café des Westens (1991); and his story collection Sex, Skyscrapers, and Standard Yiddish (1997).

Norman is the editor of Not Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short Stories (2001) and Great Stories of the Sea (1999). He is currently working on a novel set in Poland called The Typewriter Girl. Norman has won the Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism New Fiction Award the Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Award, as well as the Toronto Jewish Book Award and Montreal’s J.I. Segal Prize for Literature.

Thursday October 20, 7:30 pm
DUASC Reading Room
5th floor, Killam Library
Dalhousie University
494-3615 for more info

Read about The Joyful Child on Norman Ravvin’s website