Tyler Keevil's Writing Room

'Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories - and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories.' - Alice Munro

Tyler Keevil is an award-winning writer from Vancouver, Canada.  He is the author of three novels - Fireball, The Drive, and No Good Brother - and the short story collection, Burrard Inlet.

M.S. Burrard Inlet Launched!

To get to the launch of Burrard Inlet, I walked down along the Swansea waterfront, passed the old docks and warehouses - now mostly new apartments - and crossed the sail bridge to the Dylan Thomas Centre.  I hadn't thought of it in advance, but what better place to launch a collection of stories about manual labour and the fishing industry, than that?  And it was a real boon to have Alan Bilton, a lecturer from Swansea University, act as host on the night, and interview me about Burrard Inlet.  We christened the book with a few beverages, and have now sent it on its way.  The launch-promo journey continues for me this week in Aberystwyth, where I'll be partaking in an event arranged by the Welsh Short Story network, and reading alongside three other authors: Jo Mazelis, Nic Herriot, and Caroline Oakley.  We'll be in the Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Wednesday night (April 30th) at 7:45.  Should be a great mix of readers and audience members - so if you're in the area come along to check it out. 

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