Fishing with Father: Mark Hume & Patrik Svensson

Patrik Svensson and Mark Hume

Fishing with Father: Mark Hume & Patrik Svensson

Patrik Svensson and Mark Hume

3:00pm

Friday, September 30, 2022

Join authors Patrik Svensson and Mark Hume for a conversational fishing trip as they discuss their memoirs on fatherhood, finding solace in nature and the bonding experience that is fishing. Swedish Svensson examines the relationship with his father and their fascination with an elusive sea creature in The Gospel of Eels, while Canadian Hume’s Reading the Water explores how fly-fishing creates a bond between father and child, helps process loss and answer life’s questions.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 30 at 3pm ET
Where: Brigantine Room in Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket prices: $17 – Regular; $12 – Youth; or Get a TIFA Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

Presented with support from Nordic Bridges and the Swedish Arts Council.

Nordic Bridges 2022 logo    Swedish Arts Council logo

Conversation

Join authors Patrik Svensson and Mark Hume for a conversational fishing trip as they discuss their memoirs on fatherhood, finding solace in nature and the bonding experience that is fishing. Swedish Svensson examines the relationship with his father and their fascination with an elusive sea creature in The Gospel of Eels, while Canadian Hume’s Reading the Water explores how fly-fishing creates a bond between father and child, helps process loss and answer life’s questions.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 30 at 3pm ET
Where: Brigantine Room in Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket prices: $17 – Regular; $12 – Youth; or Get a TIFA Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

Presented with support from Nordic Bridges and the Swedish Arts Council.

Nordic Bridges 2022 logo    Swedish Arts Council logo

Conversation

Featured Authors

Patrik Svensson is an arts and culture journalist at Sydsvenskan newspaper. He lives with his family in Malmö, Sweden. The Gospel of Eels is his first book. Patrik Svensson’s Festival appearance is generously supported by the Swedish Arts Council. Patrik Svensson appears as part of Nordic Bridges 2022.

Read more about Patrik Svensson

Mark Hume is an award-winning environmental journalist and author of four books, including the acclaimed River of the Angry Moon. He was formerly a national correspondent and columnist with the Globe and Mail, BC bureau chief for the National Post, and a senior correspondent with the Vancouver Sun. Based in Vancouver, he has fly fished in British Columbia for fifty years.

Read more about Mark Hume

3:00pm

Friday, September 30

What to read

The Gospel of Eels by , Reading the Water by ,
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