Cat Sass Reading Series: YA Authors Emily Pohl-Weary, Holly Bennet, Esther Vincent: Saturday February 8, 2014, 4-6 pm

Cat Sass Reading Series Presents YA Authors!

Who: Emily Pohl-Weary, Holly Bennet and Esther Vincent

Where: Cat Sass Norwood, 4255 Hwy #7, Norwood, On. K0L-2V0, (705) 639-5494

When: Saturday, February 8, 2014, 4-6 pm

Emily Pohl-Weary and Holly Bennet’s appearances are generously sponsored by The National Public Readings Program of The Writer’s Union of Canada and The Canada Council for The Arts.

Emily Pohl-Weary’s most recent teen novel, Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl, has been called “fast and superbly told” (Boing Boing) and “a compelling, well-written story about growing up, artistic integrity and feminism” (National Post). In the past, she has written for both young readers and adults, including a Hugo Award winning biography, two novels, a collection of poetry, a series of girl pirate comics, and a feature screenplay that received revision funding from Astral Media. She’s currently working on a new teen novel and her second poetry collection (which is slated for publication in fall 2014). Visit her author site or her blog about consuming arts and culture at

emily pohl-weary

In addition to her latest book, Redwing, Holly Bennett is the author of The Bonemender YA series (The Bonemender, The Bonemender’s Oath, and The Bonemender’s Choice), as well as two books inspired by Irish mythology: The Warrior’s Daughter and Shapeshifter – all published by Orca Book Publishers. Holly is a freelance editor and writer and editor of Education Canada magazine; she also worked for many years as editor-in-chief of the Today’s Parent Special Editions, heading up the “birth and babies” beat. Born in Montreal, Holly lives in Peterborough, Ontario with her husband John, where they have raised three sons, three dogs, and many smallcritters.

holly bennet

Esther Vincent likes to tell stories. She does so using photography, theatre, and the written word. Her photographs, articles, stories and essays have been published in magazines, journals and anthologies. She has had eleven plays and three movement works produced for stage. One of her plays, “Shafted,” was published by Ordinary Press.

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