Monday, September 23, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm Archived

Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP), The ForksThe Forks

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Five novels delve into the ways we act and react with each other.

David Albertyn‘s debut noverl Undercard is a fast-paced story of masculinity, friendship, and championship sports set in a 24-hour-period in Las Vegas. Lauren Carter tells the story of a young woman grappling with the reality that her mother murdered her father and his lover in This Has Nothing to Do With You. From Man Booker nominee Adam Foulds⁠⁠ comes a tragi-comic of desire and delusion, a yearning for fame and conflicting destinies in Dream Sequence. Christian Guay-Poliquin won the Governor General’s Award for French-language fiction with his novel about strangers forced to trust each other as society collapses, now in English translation as The Weight of Snow. Oakland Ross tells of an unlikely friendship between a Canadian teenager and a South African girl which sparks a journey to untangle an unsolved murder in Swimming with Horses.


Tickets and passes for MainStage available HERE