Thursday, November 4, 2010

Mystery Night at Spoken INK November 16th

Mystery writers David Glyn-Jones and Elizabeth Elwood are guest readers at the November Spoken INK,  Tuesday, November 16th at La Fontana Cafe, 101-3701 East Hastings at Boundary Road, North Burnaby.  Please note new starting time: Sign-up 7:00 p.m., readings at 7:30 pm.

DAVID GLYN-JONES is a retired professional musician, actor and singer, now an active writer. Some years ago he won the Canadian Authors Short Fiction award for a story titled "Da Capo": Since then he has won other awards and published a number of articles and short stories. In addition, David has recorded almost 400 books onto tape for the handicapped.  The Queen’s Sword  and The Queen's Jewels are David’s first published novels, both written under the pseudonym, David Glenn. FireShip Press, his publisher, wants more, so he is currently writing a third in the series, with the tentative title, The Queen’s Scribe.  David and his wife live in Coquitlam.

In 1992, with husband, Hugh, ELIZABETH ELWOOD formed Elwoodettes Marionettes, and  since then she has created twenty marionette musicals for the company.   Her first play for live actors, Casting for Murder, was produced in the year 2000, and her comedy, Renovations, premiered at the Bernie Legge Theatre in August 2004. A third play, Shadow of Murder, is scheduled to premiere in June 2011. Elizabeth has published three books of mystery stories based on her varied experiences in theatre, travel, politics and education. As in previous books, her latest collection, The Beacon, features Lower Mainland city councillor Bertram Beary, his opera-singer daughter Philippa, and detective son Richard.

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