Karen Levine - GPRC Speakers Series
Karn Levine - Speakers Series, 7:30 pm, GPRC Room D308
Everyone Welcome; Free Admission.
Karen Levine is a prizewinning producer with CBC Radio in Canada. She is
the only Canadian to have won the prestigious Peabody Award (the Oscars for
radio journalism) twice. Karen has also received awards for her work highlighting issues or human rights and social justice.
Hana's Suitcase is Karen Levine's first book. It is based on her prizewinning radio documentary of the same name. To date, the book has been on the Canadian bestseller list for three years winning more awards than any other Canadian children's book of the last forty years. In 2005 it will be available in more than 30 countries with a stage production currently in development. One dramactic feature film is being produced for theatrical release as well as a full length documentary for television.
Karen lives in Toronto, Canada with her partner Michael and her son, Gabriel.