The Montreal Review of Books launches its Fall 2023 issue Wednesday, November 1st, at La Petite Librairie Drawn & Quarterly (176 Bernard O)!
Join us for readings by Sean Micheals (Do You Remember Being Born?, Penguin Random House), Mostafa Hennaway (Essential Work, Disposable Workers, Fernwood Publishing), and Chris Bergeron (Valid, House of Anansi).
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with readings beginning at 7:00 pm. The authors will be available to sign books after the readings. Admission is free; please RSVP on our Facebook event.
If you can’t make it in person, tune into the livestream on our YouTube page.
We thank you for your continued support of the mRb and Librairie D&Q, and look forward to seeing you there!
Sean Michaels is the author of the novels Do You Remember Being Born?, Us Conductors, winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and The Wagers; his non-fiction has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Pitchfork and The New Yorker. He lives in Montreal.
Mostafa Henaway, a Canadian-born Egyptian, is a long-time community organizer at the Immigrant Workers Centre in Montreal, where he has been organizing for justice for immigrant/migrant workers for over two decades. He is also a researcher and PhD candidate at Concordia University.
Chris Bergeron is diverse and fluid: after beginning a career in journalism and eventually winding up at the helm of the weekly cultural magazine Voir, she now dedicates her artistic vitality to Cossette, a leading global marketing agency. She offers speaking engagements on leadership, diversity, inclusion, and trans rights. Chris lives in Montreal.