The Grande Dame of Canadian Letters, P.K. (Patricia Kathleen) Page, launched her latest book ‘You are Here’ , published by Hedgerow Press, with a book reading and signing at the Winchester Galleries Humboldt Street location in Victoria. The 92-year-old Page, who is especially noted for her poetry, has had nearly forty books published in genres including memoirs, fiction, non-fiction, children’s literature, written a libretto and is a noted painter under the name P. K. Irwin. She has two more books coming out in 2009.
P. K. Page waits for the reading to begin
Greeting friends and the press
Publisher Joan Coldwell from Hedgerow Press introduces the author
Reading from You are Here
An attentive crowd listens during the reading
The painting on the easel behind her is one of P.K.’s creations
Relaxing after the reading