Who's Reading The Drifts and Where Are You?

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The Drifts is a literary novel about four people trying like hell to get what they want. During one night, over three hours, in a blizzard. Thom and his publisher, Coach House Books, are booking readings and want to do them in your area, if possible!

The information, though anonymous, is invaluable.

Thank you in advance for your participation!

* 1. The Drifts has fans as far away as Malaysia and as close to home as Montreal.

Thom would like to do readings in your area, if possible. Can you tell him where in the world you read/live? Country, State/Province, City?

* 2. Got a favourite bookshop or organization in your area? In your area, where should Thom/Coach House work to book a reading or workshop?

Please give bookseller/organization name, state/prov and city.

Contact information (contact person, phone number, website)?

* 3. How did you hear about The Drifts? (choose as many as apply)

* 4. What drew you to become a fan &/or reader of The Drifts? (choose all that apply)

* 5. How does the book aid in the exploration of gender roles &/or identity?

* 6. Talk to Thom about the calf. It wasn't written with any particular "meaning" entailed, but it has come to symbolize something, right? Can you articulate what that 'something' might be?

* 7. Which characters engaged you most? Can you say why?

* 8. Have you visited thomvernon.com?

* 9. In addition to writing, Thom has been a professional actor for more than 20 years (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, General Hospital, etc.)!

Check out the Workshops & Talks pages at thomvernon.com. If Thom could do a workshop or a talk with your organization, reading/writing group or bookshop, what kind of workshop would you prefer? (choose as many as you like)

* 10. Got a favourite part of the book? Which part would you like to hear Thom read at public readings?