Sunday, November 3rd: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Literary Brunch

with David Bezmozgis, Michael Crummey & K.D. Miller


Rhapsody Barrel Bar


Join us for a refreshing Sunday morning with award-winning authors David Bezmozgis, Michael Crummey, and K.D. Miller who will discuss their latest work, writing process, and lives as a writers. Intimate, casual, engaging – an ideal way to spend a Sunday morning. Moderated by Sharron Smith.

Hosted at Rhapsody Barrel Bar (179 King Street West, Kitchener). Doors open and coffee is served at 9:30am. Brunch is served piping hot at 10:15am sharp. Mimosas and dessert served at 11:00am. Brunch is your choice between Rhapsody Benedict, Cinnamon Crunch French Toast, and Mixed Berry Parfait.

Early Bird $38  •  Online $40  •  At the Door $45


  • DAVID BEZMOZGIS is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. He is the author of Natasha and Other StoriesThe Free World, and The Betrayers. He has been twice nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award, and his debut story collection, Natasha and Other Stories, won the Toronto Book Award and the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for First Book, and Immigrant City: Stories was nominated for the Toronto Book Award. He is the Director of the Humber School for Writers. Born in Riga, Latvia, David lives in Toronto.

    Photo Credit: David Franco

  • MICHAEL CRUMMEY’S first novel, River Thieves, was a finalist for the 2001 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and his second novel, The Wreckage, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. His third novel, Galore, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Canada and the Caribbean) and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award. His last novel, Sweetland, was also a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

    Photo Credit: Mo Pho

  • K.D. MILLER’S stories and essays have appeared in Canadian literary magazines, have been collected in Oberon’s Best Canadian Stories and The Journey Prize Anthology, and have been broadcast by the CBC. She has published four collections of stories: A Litany in Time of Plague, Give Me Your Answer, The Other Voice and All Saints; an essay collection, Holy Writ; and a novel, Brown Dwarf.

    In 2014, All Saints was short-listed for the 2014 Rogers Writers Trust Award and named as one of the year’s best by the Globe and Mail. Her latest story collection, Late Breaking, was inspired by the paintings of Alex Colville and published by Biblioasis in 2018. It was named one of the best of 2018 by the Globe and Mail, short-listed for the Trillium award, long-listed for the Toronto book award and long-listed for the Giller prize.