Author Event: Juliet's Answer and the magic of Verona
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Showings
Hot Docs Ted Rogers CinemaThu, Sep 28 6:30 PM Buy
 
Description

Glenn Dixon joins us to discuss and present his new memoir. In Juliet's Answer, the acclaimed author, journalist and documentary filmmaker travels to Verona to mend a broken heart. As he settles into the charming, picturesque city, he learns the traditions of the locals and volunteers to answer the thousands of letters addressed to Shakespeare's fictional Juliet, sent from lovelorn people all over the world. In this special "Night in Italy," Dixon joins Quill and Quire editor Sue Carter to recount his adventures in Verona and present photos and clips from his search for the real-life Romeo and Juliet. Hear a heartwarming tale of modern day love while exploring one of the world's most enthralling countries.

Co-presented with Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

Juliet's Answer will be on sale and Glenn Dixon will be signing copies after the event.

Additional Information

“Utterly captivating… A bright, sparkling memoir" - Roberta Rich, bestselling author of The Midwife of Venice

“A wonderful book that made me laugh and cry" - Genevieve Graham, bestselling author of Tides of Honour

Presented with Simon and Schuster.