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Enjoy a warm and spirited dialogue with two engaging Canadians who share a passion for excellence in their professions
Pull up a comfy chair and settle in to enjoy a stimulating exchange of ideas between our two special guests: Alan Neal, award-winning journalist and host of CBC Ottawa’s All in a Day, and Elizabeth Hay, winner of the prestigious Giller Prize and best-selling author.
Their discussion will begin with Elizabeth Hay’s memoir All Things Consoled about the emotionally charged events surrounding the last few years of her parents’ lives; but you can expect much more. During recent decades, Alan’s and Elizabeth’s career paths have crossed periodically, so they share insights and experiences that bring a personal flavour to this online rendezvous. Both are accomplished writers and speakers, and you are invited to share this evening with them.
There will be opportunities for questions from the audience.
Author of the #1 national bestselling novel Alone in the Classroom, the Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning novel Late Nights On Air, as well as four other highly-acclaimed works of fiction. All Things Consoled, her first non-fiction book, was shortlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize, and was the winner of the 2018 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for non-fiction. Formerly a radio broadcaster, Elizabeth worked for a number of years in Mexico and New York City before returning to Canada. She now lives in Ottawa.
Host of CBC Radio's All in a Day, the top-rated afternoon radio show in Ottawa.
You can hear him weekdays from 3-6 on 91.5 FM in Ottawa or on cbc.ca/ottawa. Known for highly researched interviews with musicians, artists, politicians, community changers and thinkers... not to mention all the scientists on the popular Element Of Surprise series...
Alan is the proud owner of the "You've Done Your Research" coffee mug that CBC designed for him.
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