Conversation with Karen McBride, author of Crow Winter

Join Jennifer David, for a conversation with author Karen McBride about her debut book, Crow Winter, a novel about a young woman able to cross between the material and spiritual worlds that explores the importance of grief and loss, friendship and healing, and the role of community, culture, and history in a contemporary First Nation community.

You can watch this event live on Zoom (please register to get the join link) or on Facebook Live  –Here is the link to the Facebook Live event:


Read the eBook

Crow Winter is our Indigenous History Month community eRead! It will be available with no waitlist to unlimited Ottawa Public Library cardholders for the month of June on OverDrive.

About the author

KAREN McBRIDE is an Algonquin Anishinaabe writer from the Timiskaming First Nation in the territory that is now Quebec. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in music and English, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa and a Master of Arts in creative writing from the University of Toronto. Karen has worked as an elementary school teacher on her home reserve.

This event was made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library.

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