Stories, Selfies, and Authors at the Roundtable – Our MYRCA Celebration Dinner

I was thrilled to be invited by the Winnipeg Children’s Literature Roundtable to take part in their MYRCA Celebrations dinner. Thank you so much for a fantastic evening of chatting with readers!

Winnipeg Children's Literature Roundtable

The second event the Winnipeg Children’s’ Literature Roundtable hosted this fall was Authors at the Roundtable, a Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award (MYRCA) Celebration Dinner. Hosted as part of Canadian Stories Week and the MYRCA 25th Anniversary, this dinner was a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet and dine with Canadian authors.

CR4FHCZUcAABdo6 The Authors at the Roundtable MYRCA Celebration Dinner filled the Masonic Memorial Temple in Winnipeg.

Book lovers of all ages (we’d say about ages 10…and up!) enjoyed a three-course meal sitting with their favourite authors. The room was buzzing with energy, as young students took selfies with their favourite authors, friends and colleagues from years past reunited, and books were shared, signed, and loved. Authors shared their creative process. Maureen Fergus shared with one table, for example, that publishing a book can sometimes take up to ten years! One attendee was incredibly fortunate in our silent auction and…

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