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Montreal Review of Books Fall Launch
1 November at 19:00
November 1, 2023, 7 pm
La Petite Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
176 Bernard St. W., Montreal
In-person and live streamed. Free, no registration required.
With readings by Sean Michaels, Chris Bergeron, and Mostafa Henaway
Join us for the launch of the Fall Issue of the Montreal Review of Books, featuring Sean Michaels (Do You Remember Being Born?), Chris Bergeron (Valid) and Mostafa Henaway (Essential Work, Disposable Workers). Hosted by Montreal Review of Books editor, Malcolm Fraser.
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. (Photo credit: Julie Artacho)
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. (Photo credit: Geneviève Charbonneau)