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|Posted on July 28, 2010 at 3:55 PM||comments (5692)|
It was a hot night in the city on July 22, and the back room of Vancouver’s Railway Club was filled beyond capacity with sweaty, festive bodies clad in devilish attire. All these fine folks had come out to celebrate the launch of my latest book, The Devil You Know. Truly, it was the nicest version of hell I’ve ever seen. Thanks to everyone who attended and made the night a roaring success (we sold every book in the joint)!
Here’s a few snaps from the event, with more to come soon…
Me (right) and Katrina (left), one of my awesome former students from the Hot Ink program.
Me (right) and my pal Gary (left), aka “The Closer”, looking chic in the heat.
My lovely husband and mother-in-law. They’re the best!
This dress is 100% polyvinylchloride. Yep, that’s PVC. Not a super-breathable fabric, it turns out.
Cooling off with the first (or third?) of many refreshing cocktails.
Photo credits for above: Erin Culhane
Starting my reading and realizing that this corner of the bar is really bloody dark.
Back in a breathable material and showing off my swell sunglasses (thanks, Gaye!)
Photo credits for above: Gaye Fowler
|Posted on July 14, 2010 at 4:09 PM||comments (2371)|
Hey folks, if you’re in Vancouver on July 22nd, you should come on down to the launch of my brand-new book of short stories, The Devil You Know. It's in the back room of the legendary Railway Club, with readings, drinks, music, and devil-related wackiness--holy cow, will it be fun! The last time I was at a party in this location, I wound up serving Reddi-Whip off my decolletage. Can I deliver that level of hijinks again? Come and find out!
I'll be reading from the new book, and copies will be available for sale. If you're very good, I'll sign it and possibly write something rude in it. Heck, the contents alone should warrant a Parental Advisory sticker...
It's a free event, and there will be some nifty prizes too! It's a come-as-you-are event, but devil-themed attire is definitely welcomed. Bring your own pitchfork.
So, to recap:
The Devil You Know Launch
Thursday, July 22nd 7:00 p.m.
Back Room at the Railway Club
579 Dunsmuir Street