Award-winning Canadian Author Catherine Hernandez visit to Bellingham
The Center for Canadian-American Studies is very pleased to sponsor Ms. Hernandez' visit to Bellingham. She will take part in the following events:
- Film Screening at the The Pickford Film Center: Tuesday, March 21, at 2:45pm. Info and tickets here.
- "Life Between The Pages" Book-themed Dinner at Evolve Café: Tuesday, March 21 from 6-9pm. Info and tickets here.
- Reading and discussion of the book Scarborough, Village Books: Wednesday, March 22nd, 7-8pm. Info and tickets here.
Catherine Hernandez (she/her) is an award-winning author and screenwriter. She is a proud queer woman who is of Filipino, Spanish, Chinese and Indian descent and married into the Navajo Nation. Her first novel, Scarborough, won the Jim Wong-Chu Award for the unpublished manuscript; was a finalist for several awards including Canada Reads 2022. She wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation of Scarborough, which was nominated for 11 Canadian Screen Awards and won 8 including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. Her second novel, Crosshairs, was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award and made the CBC's Best Canadian Fiction, NOW Magazine's 10 Best Books, Indigo Best Book, and NBC 20 Best LGBTQ Books list of 2020. Her third novel, The Story of Us, will be published Feb 28 2023. She is currently working on a few television projects and her fourth novel.