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  • Winter Word Fest: A Celebration of Canadian Writing

    Pairie Fire Press in collaboration with the Winnipeg International Writers Festival presents: A Reading by Don McKayfollowed by a Q&A with Charlene Diehl, Director of THIN AIR Wednesday, February 4, 20097:00 pmMcNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park – Travel Alcove Admission is Free .

  • CBC Radio unveils Canada Reads 2009

    CBC Radio One has just unveiled Canada Reads 2009. In a week-long debate in February, five celebrity panellists will champion five great Canadian books, and one book will emerge as the book for all Canadians to read. The five-book list will inspire even the most time-strapped reader: Gil Adamson, The OutlanderBrian Francis, FruitLawrence Hill, The […]

  • Paul Quarrington and Porkbelly Futures performing in Winnipeg

    Did you happen upon Paul Quarrington at After Words? Couldn’t make it to that event?  Well you are in for a big treat. Paul Quarrington and his band Porkbelly Futures will be playing in Winnipeg on Sunday, November 30 at the Millennium Library in the Carol Shield’s Auditorium at 2pm. Paul is one of those […]

  • THIN AIR 2008 Award Winners

    THIN AIR consistantly hosts award winning writers and I thought I would take the time to share some with you from this past festival. We would like to send out our contratulations to Joseph Boyden, whose novel Through Black Spruce won the prestigious Giller Prize. Two other featured writers from this past festival won awards […]

  • BookShorts: Moving Stories Film Festival Launched at THIN AIR 2008

    This year the THIN AIR Festival had the opportunity to partner with BookShorts to launch the Moving Stories Film Festival. The event was a great success (popcorn included!). Click on the following links to check out some interviews with Paul Quarrington and some THIN AIR authors and a video of the THIN AIR 2008 Sunday […]

  • THIN AIR 2008 Raffle Winners

    A huge thank you goes out to everyone who supported the THIN AIR 2008 Raffle. The winners are: The collection of THIN AIR 2008 books – Elizabeth Eve Overnight stay at the Inn at the Forks – Anita Daher $200 in EQ3 gift certificates – B. G. Major THIN AIR 2008 has been a festival […]

  • Charlene Diehl Does It Again!!

    Charlene Diehl, Director of THIN AIR, has once again chosen some stellar writers. On Monday, September 15 the long-list for the ScotiaBank Giller Prize was announced. Much to the amazment and excitment of THIN AIR staff members there are 7 (yes SEVEN!) THIN AIR participants on that list. They are David Bergen (The Retreat), Joseph Boyden (Through […]

  • KENNETH OPPEL SEATS STILL AVAILABLE!!!

    This is a call to all school teachers! THIN AIR 2008 still has seats available for the Tuesday, September 23 afternoon show for Kenneth Oppel. If you are a teacher of grade 7-9 students and would like to book your students to come to MTYP to hear Kenneth Oppel read please call Tavia Palmer at […]

  • THIN AIR 2008 Media Conference

    Friends and supporters of THIN AIR come to our media conference today at McNally Robinson, Grant Park. The rowdiness starts at 10:30am in the Prairie Ink Cafe. Hope to see you there!   .