On Wednesday, April 22nd, LVR welcomed the BC Book Prizes Authors’ Visit. Fifty students were treated to readings by two of BC’s best authors: Andreas Schroeder and Rex Weyler. Both are accomplished journalists and writers, and have been nominated by the BC Book Prizes for their works in fiction and non-fiction, respectively. Each author took turns speaking about writing and journalism, their influences, and shared some personal stories. They then read a passage from one of their older published works. Lastly, they answered insightful questions from the students. Click on the video below for a brief slideshow of the afternoon’s events. Thanks to the staff and students that attended the event. Thanks to the BC Book Prizes for their support. And a special thanks to Mr. Schroeder and Mr. Weyler for their time, energy, and enthusiasm to share. For more information about the BC Book Prizes, the categories, and nominees please go to http://www.bcbookprizes.ca/winners/2009/.

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