Marathon Reading of George Bowering’s Burning Water

George Bowering
Image: Alex Waterhouse-Hayward


12 Hour Marathon Reading of Burning Water

The W.A. Deacon Literary Foundation is pleased to announce a marathon reading of George Bowering’s award winning novel Burning Water (1980), a novel of George Vancouver’s exploration of the coast of British Columbia.

The venue is a pilot program of the City of Vancouver. Everyone is welcome including students and the general public who will have a chance to take turns reading the novel.

Date of the event: (Friday) 30 July 2010.

Location: 700 block of Granville (between West Georgia & Robson Street).

Time: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

About the W.A. Deacon Literary Foundation:

The W.A. Deacon Literary Foundation is a federally incorporated non-profit organization with charity status founded in April 2008. Our mandate is to educate and increase the general public’s understanding and appreciation of the literary arts in Canada through rare book exhibits and public readings from Canadian award winning authors. We also administer and sponsor a National Book Collecting Contest for young Canadians under 30 years of age.

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