Renowned Authors Esi Edugyan and Steven Price to Read at NIC

North Island College’s Write Here Readers Series is proud to present award winning authors Esi Edugyan and Steven Price who will read from their most recent works, Half Blood Blues and Into That Darkness.

Edugyan’s Half Blood Blues, won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize, The Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, and the Roger’s Writers Trust Fiction Prize. It was also long listed for the 2012 Orange Prize for fiction.






Edugyan and Price will read in the Stan Hagen Theatre on NIC’s Comox Valley campus on Wednesday, February 13th and in the Theatre at the Campbell River campus on Thursday, February 14th. Both readings begin at 7 pm, are free to attend and are open to the community. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.

NIC is pleased to acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. For more information about Esi Edugyan and Steven Price’s readings or the Write Here Readers Series please contact Susan Auchterlonie at 250-334-5271.



Media Contact:

Susan Auchterlonie

Director, College & Community Relations

North Island College

tel 250-334-5271

cel 250-898-4146