Morrin Centre Imagination Writers’ Festival an online hit

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Photo: Screenshot from Morrin Centre YouTube video

The history panel of authors Taras Grescoe (top left), Max Hamon (top right) and Danielle Bobker (bottom left) discussed stories of secrets and resistance on April 10. The discussion was moderated by Donald Fyson (top centre) and the panellists were introduced by Morrin Centre executive director Barry McCullough (bottom right). Danielle Bobker is the author of The Closet: The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Intimacy. Taras Grescoe wrote Possess the Air: Love, Heroism, and the Battle for the Soul of Mussolini’s Rome. Max Hamon authored The Audacity of His Enterprise: Louis Riel and the Métis Nation That Canada Never Was, 1840-1875.

The Morrin Centre held its 2021 Imagination Writers’ Festival online from April 6 to 11, bringing novelists, poets, historians, journalists, musicians, a chef, a sommelier, an art curator and hundreds of viewers together via YouTube.

Executive director Barry McCullough and the staff of the Morrin Centre put together a wide variety of events to please the at-home audience.