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Event Archive - Victoria Launch: Saints, Unexpected and Double Dutch: The Great Giffoni Magic Show, Brent van Staalduinen, Laura Trunkey

Thu. July 14th 2016 Copper Owl (No Minors)
1830 - 2000 doors at 1800
By Donation
Presented by: Invisible Publishing, House of Anansi Press
Join us for an evening of magic and literature celebrating the 2016 release of two new works of fiction:

Saints, Unexpected, a novel by Brent van Staalduinen

Double Dutch, a collection of short fiction by Laura Trunkey


Date: Thursday, July 14, from 6-8pm

Location: The Copper Owl, 1900 Douglas Street, Victoria (map)

Details: The Great Giffoni will be performing his own magical realism. There will also be readings, beverages, good chats, and food, and books for sale and signing.

Mark your calendar—hope to see you there!

Presented by Invisible Publishing and House of Anansi Press.


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The Great Giffoni Magic Show (Magic)

David Gifford is renowned for his musically-accompanied magic performances that appeal to audiences ranging from the enthusiastic and curious to the sceptical. Gifford is a visual art educator at the University of Victoria and is also a Canada Council for the Arts award recipient and co-founder of the Ministry of Casual Living artist-run centre. more info

Laura Trunkey (fiction, children's fiction)

Laura Trunkey’s short fiction collection Double Dutch, an American Bookseller's Association Indies Introduce choice, was published by House of Anansi in 2016. Previous stories have appeared in journals and magazines across Canada and in the anthology Darwin’s Bastards: Astounding Tales from Tomorrow (D&M, 2010). She is also the author of the ch... more info