African stories from a Port Coquitlam writer

Port Coquitlam author Yabome Gilpin-Jackson will sign copies of her new book at Leigh Square Community Arts Village next Saturday.

Port Coquitlam author Yabome Gilpin-Jackson will sign copies of her new book at Leigh Square Community Arts Village on Saturday. 

Gilpin-Jackson, who was born in Germany and grew up in Sierra Leone, has a short story collection out titled identities, which describe African experiences around the world. 

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She will be at the Gathering Place (2253 Leigh Sq.) on Feb. 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. — with entertainment by Yvonne Kushe and Adeyemi Taylor-Lewis — as well as at Chapters (2991 Lougheed Hwy., Coquitlam) on Feb. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.

The events coincide with Black History Month. Visit sldconsulting.org.

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