Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997
Christ Church Cathedral414 Sparks St.
8:30pm

Until We Are Lost

with Priya Guns, Sofia Mostaghimi and Lindsay Wong
Hosted by Jamie Chai Yun Liew

Until We Are Lost

with Priya Guns, Sofia Mostaghimi and Lindsay Wong
Hosted by Jamie Chai Yun Liew
4
Thursday
May
2023
8:30pm
Christ Church Cathedral
414 Sparks St.
Lindsay Wong
Priya Guns
Sofia Mostaghimi

Ottawa author Jamie Chai Yun Liew hosts a trio of acclaimed talent for an evening of exciting fiction that delves into the ways we lose ourselves to find out who we are.

 

In her fierce debut novel, Your Driver Is Waiting , 

Priya Guns has penned a gender-flipped reboot of the iconic 1970’s film “Taxi Driver”—a ride share driver is barely holding it together on the hunt for love, dignity and financial security . . . until she decides she's done waiting.

 

In Sofia Mostaghimi’s sensational debut novel, Desperada , a young Iranian-Canadian woman quits her job after her younger sister dies, and then flees her family, seeking escape and possibly transformation in travel, sex and drugs.

 

From Lindsay Wong, the bestselling, Canada Reads-shortlisted author of The Woo-Woo comes Tell Me Pleasant Things About Immortality , a wild, darkly hilarious, and poignant collection of immigrant horror stories.

 

PLEASE NOTE: For the safety and comfort of all patrons, masks are strongly encouraged for those attending in person this Spring. Livestream tickets are available upon request for those who prefer to attend remotely.

 

Books are available from our friends at Perfect Books.

 

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