Timothy Taylor author reading webcast online

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and as part of the Robson Reading Series. Timothy Taylor is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. The Blue Light Project, his most recent novel, was published in 2011. Born in Venezuela, he was raised in West Vancouver, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta. Taylor’s short story “Doves of Townsend” won the Journey Prize in 2000. He had two other stories on the competition’s final shortlist that year, and is to date the only writer ever to have three short stories compete for the prize in the same year. His debut novel, Stanley Park, nominated for the Giller Prize and chosen to be the 2004 One Book, One Vancouver, was followed by Silent Cruise, a collection of eight stories and one novella. (September 29, 2:00-3:00pm, Chilcotin Board Room, Room 256, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre)

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