FRIDAY, JUNE 5
The official opening of the Alice Munro Festival of the Short Story, featuring celebrity authors Heather O’Neill and Andrew Kaufman, and a presentation by Dr David Bentley* of UWO English department on Alice Munro’s student writings.
OPENING RECEPTION & BOOK SIGNING
7.30 pm at Knights of Columbus Hall, Wingham
$15.00 | 50 tickets available
*Dr Bentley will be presenting on Alice Munro's work as a student at UWO: “Lost Without His Wife”: Alice Munro’s “The Widower” (1951) The third of the three short stories that Alice Munro published when she was a student at the University of Western Ontario from 1949 to 1951, “The Widower" is a stylistically and psychologically complex study of a man whose loss of his wife leaves him bewildered and compelled to confront his life’s unrealized hopes and dreams. This will be a part of the opening reception on Friday June 5 in Wingham.