Port Alberni’s literary venue still has its two feet planted in both the digital and brick-and-mortar worlds.
Authors Carola Dunn and Alex Passey will be featured readers at Electric Mermaid: Live Reads from Char’s Landing on Friday, Sept. 17 at 5:45 pm via Zoom. Onsite, attendees and readers will gather at Char’s Landing, the hostel and live event venue in a historic building at 4815 Argyle in Port Alberni. The event will adhere to B.C. pandemic protocols.
Anyone who feels unwell can still join those tuning in and participating via Zoom at www.charslanding.com by clicking on the event date.
.Alex Passey is a novelist and poet living in Winnipeg. The novel he is reading from this evening is Mirror's Edge, which is his first novel, but he also has a second novel being released this month, a high fantasy tale called Shadow of the Desert Sun.In addition my novels, I have also had several pieces of short fiction published. My poem Raindrops won the Manitoban poetry competition in 2014. I also occasionally write op-eds for the Winnipeg Free Press.Mirror's Edge is available through most book stores and online. Shadow of the Desert Sun is curre
Carola Dunn is the author of around 60 books: 23 mysteries in the Daisy Dalrymple series, set in England in the 1920s; 4 Cornish mysteries, set around 1970; and 32 Regencies, not counting numerous novellas. was born and grew up in England. After graduating from Manchester University, I set off around the world, but only made it halfway, to Fiji, before turning back to get married. I lived in Southern California for 20 years, and then moved to Eugene, Oregon, where I live now. I love it here, love the changing seasons. Contrary to reports, it doesn't rain all the time! I'm not far from the Willamette River, and walk there every morning with Callie. I enjoy gardening, bird watching, and playing music from medieval to modern with a recorder group.My books are all available as ebooks at Amazon and other sellers. The mysteries are available in print on line--some editions are out of print, some available only from BookDepository.comntly only available through sites like bookdepository, Amazon or Barnes and Noble. It is also available as a Kindle e-book.