Incite: Love Me True

Mandy Len Catron, Kevin Chong, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Jane Silcott

Incite: Love Me True


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Wednesday, February 14
7:30 pm
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

What could be better than spending your Valentine’s Day with talented writers discussing the triumphs and pitfalls of modern marriage? On February 14, Incite will feature work from the forthcoming anthology, Love Me True: Writers Reflect on the Ins, Outs, Ups and Downs of Marriage (Caitlin Press). Join us for a witty, wondrous, and love-filled event that’s bound to make this Valentine’s Day more memorable than the last.

Incite is a FREE event, but registration is required:


Presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest with support from the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association and the Vancouver Courier.

Event Authors:

Incite: Love Me True

Mandy Len Catron

Mandy Len Catron’s first book focuses on a popular and difficult subject: love. Catron’s 2015 article “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This” was one of the most popular articles published by The New York Times and went viral. How to Fall in Love with Anyone is a collection of essays on what it is to love, to be loved and how we show our love to others. She is currently working on the Love Story Project, which continues her research into this subject online. She teaches English and creative writing at the University of British Columbia.

Incite: Love Me True

Kevin Chong

Kevin Chong is the author of six works of fiction and nonfiction, and most recently a novel entitled The Plague. He teaches Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia and SFU’s The Writer’s Studio.

Incite: Love Me True

Fiona Tinwei Lam

Fiona Tinwei Lam has authored two poetry books and a children’s book. Her prose and poetry appear in over thirty anthologies. Her past work has been shortlisted for the EVENT Creative Non-Fiction Prize and the City of Vancouver Book Award. She recently won The New Quarterly’s Nick Blatchford poetry prize. She edited The Bright Well: Contemporary Canadian Poetry about Facing Cancer and co-edited the creative nonfiction anthology Double Lives: Writing and Motherhood. Her video poems have screened at festivals locally and internationally. She teaches at SFU Continuing Studies.

Incite: Love Me True

Jane Silcott

Jane Silcott’s collection of essays, Everything Rustles, was a finalist for the Hubert Evans Nonfiction Prize in the BC Book Prizes. Her essays have been recognized with a CBC Literary Award, a Room Magazine Prize, a Readers Choice Award from the Creative Nonfiction Collective of Canada. She has also been a finalist for both the National and Western Magazine Awards. Jane is a mentor with the University of King’s College MFA Program in Halifax and with Vancouver Manuscript Intensive.