Launch of Imagine This Valley

Thursday  24 November  2016  7:00 PM    Thursday  24 November  2016 9:00 PM
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Join us for the launch of Imagine This Valley: Essays and Stories Celebrating the Bow Valley. Featuring essays from some of the area’s most beloved personalities, this exceptional literary anthology celebrates the landscape, culture, community and natural history of Alberta’s Bow Valley.

This is a free event, but you can register through the ticket link in the description. There will be a cash bar. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Canmore and Banff are collectively renowned for their mountain culture, diverse wildlife and scenes of breathtaking natural splendour. These vibrant mountain communities are also home to exceptional adventurers, artists, thinkers and writers. For the first time, some of the area’s best-known personalities have contributed essays to a collection of work that promotes this remarkable area like no other book has before. The contributors include

Rob Alexander
Jocey Asnong
Barry Blanchard
Ian Brown
Kristy Davison
Colette Derworiz
Ben Gadd
Jamey Glasnovic
Katherine Govier
Maria Gregorish
Miki Kawano
Frances Klatzel
Michale Lang
Harvey Locke
Dustin Lynx
Lynn Martel
Joleen Brewster Niehaus
Ruth Oltmann
Carol Picard
Graeme Pole
John Reilly
Kevin Van Tighem
Robert William Sandford
Margo Talbot
Jon Whyte

Author royalties from Imagine This Valley will be donated and placed into a fund for young people from the Bow Valley who wish to pursue writing as a vocation. An initial amount of $2,000 will be placed in trust by RMB | Rocky Mountain Books, and each year, starting in 2016, a $500 grant will be given to a student interested in pursuing their dream of writing.

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950 8th Avenue, Canmore, AB, Canada

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-- 13/11/2016 16:19
“Sometimes that amazing sense of place becomes overwhelming and claustrophobic and, I say in the book, that the magnetic draw that holds a lot of us in the Bow Valley and in the Rocky Mountains, sometimes repels us." Editor Stephen Legault - Author/Photographer talks to The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon about the new book, Imagine This Valley.

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-- 10/11/2016 19:55
"Imagine This Valley began as an idea when Legault was living and working in Lake Louise in 1996 – at the time of the Bow Valley Study and the Special Places 2000 process. He said his mind turned to what it was he wanted the Bow Valley to be in 20 years, sparking the start of the essay collection with writers like Ben Gadd and Kevin Van Tighem." Rocky Mountain Outlook talks to Stephen Legault about this new collection of essays and stories celebrating the Bow Valley.

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-- 08/09/2016 00:55
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