National bestselling author and winner of the 2016 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Kamal Al-Solaylee, will be in Aurora to discuss his book, Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means, with interviewer Brock Weir.
Free tickets available starting August 1 at aurorapl.ca
This event is part of the Lit On Tour programme.
Kamal Al-Solaylee is the author of the national bestselling memoir Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes, which won the 2013 Toronto Book Award and was a finalist for the CBC’s Canada Reads, the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction and the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction. His latest book, Brown, was nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction, the Trillium Book Award and won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. He is an associate professor of journalism at Ryerson University and is the 2018 Jury Chair for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.