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Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Nick Cave to come to Ottawa

from a recent email:

"We just got the news and we had to share - Nick Cave's confirmed to read at Saint Brigid's Centre on September 17th.

The lead singer of The Birthday Party, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Nick Cave has been performing music for more than 30 years. He has collaborated with Kylie Minogue, PJ Harvey and many others. As well as working with Warren Ellis on the soundtrack for the film of The Road by Cormac McCarthy and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, he also wrote the screenplay for the film The Proposition. His debut novel And the Ass Saw the Angel was published in 1989.

His newest novel, The Death of Bunny Munro, "is not just a wonderful read, it's also a heartbreaking one. Cave writes novels like he does lyrics, with strokes of blood and sulphur and lightning. He strikes at the mind and heart and is able to bring his readers to their knees.’ - Neil Labute

Tickets will be on sale soon - keep an eye on www.writersfestival.org or our Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates!"

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