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BOOK LAUNCH EVENT: Jesse Thistle's "Scars & Stars"

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Join author Jesse Thistle, in conversation with his editor Jared Bland, for the launch of Scars & Stars. A beautiful and moving collection of poems and stories from the author of the #1 bestselling memoir From the Ashes.

Fans of Jesse Thistle’s extraordinary debut From the Ashes have already had the pleasure of reading his poetry, which is sprinkled throughout this bestselling memoir. In Scars & Stars, he digs deeper into the poetic form, which is especially close to his heart.

Throughout the collection, prose pieces complement the poems, and bring readers into Jesse’s life with greater intimacy than ever before. The result is an unforgettable furthering of his singular story, one that is sure to delight his many readers, but also serve as a perfect entry point for those new to the work of one of our most thrilling and honest writers.

Jesse Thistle is Métis-Cree, from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and an assistant professor in Humanities at York University in Toronto. From the Ashes, his memoir, was the top-selling Canadian book in 2020, the winner of the Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Nonfiction, Indigenous Voices Award, and the High Plains Book Award, and also a finalist for CBC's Canada Reads. Jesse won a Governor General’s Academic Medal in 2016, and is a 2016 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar and a 2016 Vanier Scholar. A frequent keynote speaker, he lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with his wife, Lucie, and is at work on multiple projects, including his next book. Visit him at JesseThistle.com.

Presented in partnership with Epic Books, Playhouse Cinema and Penguin Random House Canada.

When: 
Tue, Oct 18 2022 - 7:30pm

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