7:00 pm19:00

The eh List

  • Toronto Public Library: Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents Don Gillmor in conversation on his new novel, Long Change. Fleeing his violent, Pentecostal father, as well as a crime he committed in the parking lot of the first bar he ever entered, this is the story of Ritt Devlin; an epic tale of oil and its obsessions. Book signing to follow.

7:00 pm19:00

Oakville Public Library: An Evening with Don Gillmour

  • Oakville Public Library, Central Branch

Gillmor's brilliant new novel, Long Change, examines the world of oil through the life and loves of one man, Ritt Devlin; both stories are epic. Spanning almost seventy years and following the geology and politics of oil from Texas to the Canadian oil patch, Long Change is divided into three parts, each of them framed by one of Ritt's marriages. Join us as Don Gillmor introduces his newest novel.


9:00 pm21:00

Calgary Wordfest: This Really Happened

  • Royal Canadian Legion #1

Presented in partnership with carte blanche, this live storytelling event returns to Wordfest with a fresh batch of true stories told off the cuff. This year’s theme covers everything from seemingly-harmless white lies to bold-faced fabrications