Please join us for our ninth Literary Feast, our annual fundraising dinner. For more information on past editions of the Literary Feast, follow these links: Literary Feast 2014, Literary Feast 2015, Literary Feast 2016.
Honorary President – Christiane Germain
We are pleased to announce that the nationally-acclaimed businesswoman Christiane Germain of Hôtels Le Germain and Dans l’oeil du dragon will be Honorary President of our fundraising dinner this November.
Keynote Speaker – Louise Penny
The 9th Literary Feast will also feature Louise Penny, New York Times Bestselling author, as Keynote Speaker for this event. For the first time since the release of her bestselling novel, Penny will give a VIP Bury Your Dead tour of the Morrin Centre at 4:30 p.m.
| A limited number of tickets for this tour can be purchased for $100 per person |
4:30 p.m.: VIP Bury Your Dead tour with New York Times Bestselling author Louise Penny
5:30 p.m.: Cocktail – Library
6:30 p.m.: Dinner – College Hall
Purchase your tickets
Tickets for the evening are $250 per person.
| NEW | Five tables for two are available on the mezzanine in College Hall. These seats come with a special view of the evening, as well as a Morrin Centre tote bag containing Louise Penny’s latest book, Glass Houses. These tables are available for $500 each.
| To purchase your tickets for the evening and the VIP Bury Your Dead Tour with Louise Penny, contact Rosemarie Fischer at 418-694-9147, ext. 0 or at firstname.lastname@example.org |
ABOUT THE HONORARY PRESIDENT…
The evening’s Honorary President, Christiane Germain, is co-president of Groupe Germain Hotels, as well as the soul behind the experiential concept at Germain establishments. She is also in charge of operations for all hotels under the Le Germain Hotels banner and the Alt Hotel banner. Dynamic, tenacious and inventive, Christiane has made her mark in the restaurant and hotel industries. She is also a “dragon” on the show Dans l’oeil du dragon on Radio-Canada, the Quebec adaptation of Dragons Den.
ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER…
Louise Penny received many literary honours including a New Blood Dagger for Best First Novel; two Arthur Ellis awards; three Anthony awards; and an unprecedented four consecutive Agatha awards for best novel, in addition to a nomination for a fifth. Her books have made the New York Times Bestseller Lists repeatedly, and her Gamache novels have been published in 23 languages. One of her Inspector Gamache novels, Bury Your Dead, uses the Morrin Centre’s Victorian library as a backdrop for a terrible murder. She will be talking about her new book, Glass Houses, on this occasion.
ABOUT THE EMCEE…
Susan Campbell was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She completed journalism studies at the University of King’s College in Halifax.
After a year in the corporate world she came to Quebec City to fulfill a promise she’d made to her Grade 6 French teacher to one day become proficient in her second language. During her studies at Université Laval she was hired as an associate producer at CBC Radio in Quebec City, and she’s been there ever since,
She’s currently host of the CBC’s regional morning show for the province, Quebec AM.