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Barry McKinnon, Simon Thompson launch new books at Books & Company

Prince George, January 29th, 8 pm

2010.01.25 — Books and Company, Prince George's premier bookstore, hosts a joint launch for new books by hometown poet Barry McKinnon, and Terrace writer Simon Thompson's debut.

In the Millennium is the new work by Barry McKinnon, finalist for the Governor-General's Award for Poetry in 1982 for The the, and winner of the Dorothy Livesay Award (BC Book Prizes) in 1992 for Pulp Log.

Why Does It Feel So Late? is the first book from Simon Thompson, who teaches at Northwest Community College in Terrace.

The Books & Co. event gets under way at 8 pm Friday evening, January 29, in the bookstore's upstairs ArtSpace."