Author Chris Lowther is a champion of the Clayoquot literary scene.

Lowther’s Words on Fire

​Words on Fire will feature author Chris Lowther on Thursday, Nov. 27 at Char’s Landing on Argyle Street.

​Words on Fire will feature author Chris Lowther on Thursday, Nov. 27 at Char’s Landing on Argyle Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at open mike starts at 7 p.m.

This Tofino writer is author of three books of poems, has edited two anthologies and been published in numerous other books as well as literary magazines across the nation.

Lowther was recently awarded the Rainy Coast Arts Award for Significant Accomplishment by the Pacific Rim Arts Society, recognizing her dedication to her craft. Lowther will be reading from her newly launched book Born Out of This. One critic characterized her book as an “eclectic mix of autobiography, nature writing, humour, obscure quotations, activism and punk.”

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