Steven Galloway, a Canadian author, was born in Vancouver and raised in Kamloops, both in British Columbia. He attended the University College of the Cariboo and the University of British Columbia. His debut novel, Finnie Walsh (2000), was nominated for the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award. His second novel, Ascension (2003), was nominated for the BC Book Prizes’ Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and has been translated into numerous languages.
His third novel, The Cellist of Sarajevo (2008), was heralded as “the work of an expert” by the Guardian, and has become an international bestseller and sold in 20 countries. Galloway has taught creative writing at the University of British Columbia and taught and mentored creative writing in The Writer’s Studio, at the writing and publishing program at Simon Fraser University.
Steven Galloway will be making two appearances as part of the One Book, One Community project:
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014 • noon
Cloquet Public Library, 320 14th St., Cloquet
Mr. Galloway will be interviewed by Minnesota District Court Judge Mark Munger. Bring a bag lunch; dessert will be provided. Copies of The Cellist of Sarajevo will be available for purchase and autographing.
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Spirit of the North Theater, Fitger's Brewery Complex, 600 E. Superior St.
Mr. Galloway will read from The Cellist of Sarajevo and tell the story behind the writing of this novel, which was inspired by an actual event. Copies will be available for purchase and autographing following the presentation. This program is funded in part by money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund. For more information, call The Bookstore at Fitgers at 218-727-9077.