Reading and Writing
Authors Among Us
Come to meet and hear our local writers. Our theme is Be Quick: Short Stories & Poetry.
- Asel Omar is the author of multiple works, both poetry and short stories: Credo (1998), Early Colds (2007), The Blue Wolf (2009), and The Amulet of Tengri (2012). Asel has lived in Almaty, Kazakhstan and Moscow, Russia. *Note: A sample of Asel’s translated works would be available at the Guildford Library’s Information Desk, at the beginning of September 2019
- Philip Huynh, local writer, who recently published a collection of short stories titled: The Forbidden Purple City. Philip is a practicing lawyer; he lives in Richmond, BC. He was born in Vancouver to parents who had fled Vietnam during the civil war.
- Jennifer Zilm is a writer and librarian, working and living in Surrey, BC. She authored 3 books of poetry: The Missing Field (2018), Waiting Room (2016), and The Whole and Broken Yellows: Van Gogh Poems and Others (2013)
Refreshments will be provided.
Authors will be selling books at the end of the event (if you’d like to purchase – bring cash)
Adults and teens are welcome.
Guildford Branch 15105 105 Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 7G8Room:
Registration required. Contact us to sign up.