Incite: New Fiction to Fall For

Kerri Sakamoto, Kim Thúy, Leni Zumas

Incite: New Fiction to Fall For


(price does not include service charge)

Incite is a Free Event Forever!

Wednesday, May 9
7:30 pm
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

It’s a night of sneak peeks at some of this season’s most buzzed about fiction. Discover Kerri Sakamoto’s wondrous tale of a Japanese man who reroutes his dreams after his internment during WWII, Floating City; Kim Thúy’s lyrical and heartbreaking story of a broken Vietnamese family finding their way in the world, Vi; and Leni Zumas’s dystopian, feminist novel, Red Clocks, which follows five women in the aftermath of reproductive rights reversals. Join us and you’re bound to find your next great read!

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.

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Incite: New Fiction to Fall For

Kerri Sakamoto

Kerri Sakamoto debuted as a novelist in 1998 with The Electrical Field, which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, as well as winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book and the Canada-Japan Literary Award. The Toronto Star wrote, “Kerri Sakamoto represents a major new force in the landscape of Canadian fiction.” Her second novel, One Hundred Million Hearts, appeared in 2003 to critical acclaim.

Incite: New Fiction to Fall For

Kim Thúy

Born in Saigon in 1968, Kim Thúy left Vietnam with the boat people at the age of ten and settled with her family in Quebec. A graduate in translation and law, she has worked as a seamstress, interpreter, lawyer, restaurant owner, and commentator on radio and television. She lives in Montreal and devotes herself to writing.

Incite: New Fiction to Fall For

Leni Zumas

Leni Zumas is the author of the story collection Farewell Navigator and the novel The Listeners, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. She is an associate professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Portland State University.