Short Story Contest Award Luncheon & Keynote



by Madeleine Thien

The winners and runners-up in both the Adult and Youth annual Short Story Contest will be announced at this event.  

This is surely the debut of a splendid writer.”
— Alice Munro on Madeleine Thien’s debut collection of short stories, Simple Recipes.

Madeleine Thien was born in Vancouver, the youngest daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada. She is the author of four books. The story collection Simple Recipes (2001), and three novels, Certainty (2006); Dogs at the Perimeter (2011), and Do Not Say We Have Nothing (2016). Her books and stories are published in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Australia, and have been translated into 25 languages.  In October, 2017, Thien’s short story Alice Munro Country was published in the Globe and Mail as part of their series of stories by celebrated Canadian authors marking Canada 150.    

Lunch catered by: Tobi Kay Catering.

Sunday, June 3,  2018
Time:  1:00 – 3:00 am
Venue:  Maitland River Community
Church, 414 Josephine Street, Wingham


Homemade Quiche*, your choice of vegetarian or ham and cheese,  
Selection of Salads
Carrot ginger soup lightly sweetened with local Huron County honey
An Assortment of fresh made squares.
Tea, coffee, juice.

*gluten free options available