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Cancelled | Rencontre avec l’auteure Kim Thúy (in French)

This activity is part of the Journées de la culture 2020 program.
  • When : Friday 23 October 2020 from 19:00 to 20:30
  • Where : At the multi-purpose centre (81 Hooper Street)
  • Cost : Free

Registration required at 450-466-3910 (priority goes to Saint-Lambert residents).


A Québec writer of Vietnamese origin, Kim Thúy invites you to come and learn more about her writing process. Why does she write? Because, as she explains it, I wish to share the beauty of what I see. First, the beauty of words, but also the beauty of ‘us’, of we humans. It’s true that sometimes I talk about difficult, horrible, even atrocious situations, but at the same time, it’s in extreme situations that we find heroes. It’s also true that humans are the ones who create these situations, but I believe that too often we forget to talk about our beauty as human beings. When I write, it’s really to pay tribute to this beauty.”

This activity is made possible thanks to financial support from the Québec government, under the cultural development agreement.