Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 26 September 2007 07:55
The public is invited to spend an evening with award-winning Mennonite author Rudy Wiebe at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Chapel-Auditorium on the campus of Tabor College. Admission is free.
Wiebe, author of “Peace Shall Destroy Many,” “The Temptations of Big Bear, and “A Discovery of Stranger,” will be the featured speaker at the 56th annual Menno Simons Lecture series from Oct. 28-30 at Bethel College, North Newton.
He will spend the following day as a guest lecturer on the Tabor College campus in Hillsboro.
Recognized as one of Canada’s most acclaimed writers, Wiebe was born and raised in rural Saskatchewan. His most recent work, “Of This Earth: A Mennonite Boyhood in the Boreal Forest,” is a memoir of a boy’s coming of age and was awarded the 2007 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction and the 2007 Grant MacEwan Author’s Award.
Wiebe will autograph his books sold at the event.