This month, Bernadette McDonald, an award winning author, will speak to us about her book The Art of Freedom, a biography about Voytek Kurtyka, the respected polish climber.
Bernadette McDonald was the founder of The Banff Centre for Mountain Culture and has authored eleven books on mountain culture and mountaineering. Her work has been published in thirteen countries and has received many awards, including the Banff Grand Prize, Boardman Tasker and the American Alpine Club Award. She has received the Alberta Order of Excellence and the King Albert Award for her contributions to mountain culture.
When not writing, Bernadette climbs, hikes, skis and paddles. Her most recent book, The Art of Freedom – has won three international awards to date, including the Banff Award for Mountain Literature, the Boardman Tasker Award and the National Outdoor Book Award for Biography.
Come many and bring some friends along!
Social Meeting location: Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Center, the Hearth room (1320 5th Ave NW Calgary)
Date: Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM