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November 10, 2007 - Vincent speaks at the Miami Book Festival. Miami, FL

October 16-21, 2007 - VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WRITERS AND READERS FESTIVAL 

October 9-14, 2007 - WORDFEST: BANFF CALGARY INTERNATIONAL WRITERS FESTIVAL 

October 2, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent presents a lecture entitled "Storytellers and Shamans: the Art of Doctors and Writers" at Pastiche - The Intersection of Literature and Other Arts. For tickets to the series visit The Writing Consultants.

September 28, 2007, 12:00 pm - Vincent addresses the Brown University, Department of Emergency Medicine. Providence, RI.

September 27, 2007, 3:00 pm - Vincent reads at the Northeastern University, Snell Library. NU’S Asian American Center co-hosts the event. 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA.

September 26, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads and signs copies of Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures at the Harvard Book Store. 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA.

September 21, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads at Powells. 8725 SW Cascade Ave, Portland, OR.

September 19, 2007, 7:00 pm - Meet Vincent at Elliott Bay Book Company for a reading and book signing. 101 S. Main St., Seattle, WA.

September 18, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads at The Booksmith. 1644 Haight St., San Francisco, CA.

September 17, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads at Book Passage. 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA.

September 11, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads from Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures at Borders. 612 E Liberty, Ann Arbor, MI.

September 10, 2007, 7:30 pm - Barnes & Noble (Edina) hosts Vincent for a book reading and signing. 3225 W 69th Street, Edina, MN

September 7, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads at RJ Julia Booksellers. 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT.

September 6, 2007, 7:30 pm - Join Vincent for a reading at Barnes & Noble (Georgetown). 3040 M Street, NW, Washington, DC.

September 5, 2007, 8:00 pm - Vincent reads in the Upper North Side series, which is hosted in part by the Canadian Consulate and highlights the best of Canadian literature and culture for a New York audience, at McNally Robinson Booksellers. 52 Prince St., New York, NY.

September 5, 2007, 5:00 pm - Vincent is the 2007-2008 Narrative Medicine Rounds Inaugural Speaker at Columbia University Medical School

September 4, 2007, 4:00 pm – Vincent signs books at 192 Books. 192 10th Avenue at 21st Street, New York, NY.

June 11, 2007, 2:30 - Book Expo Canada - Vincent will be signing the new Audiobook edition of Bloodleting and Miraculous Cures, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Goose Lane Editions Booth, Toronto, (for conference registrants)
www.gooselane.com

June 10, 2007, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Book Expo Canada -  Vincent will be signing copies of Bloodleting and Miraculous Cures, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Random House Booth, Toronto, (for conference registrants)
www.randomhouse.com

June 2, 2007, 12:00 to 12:30 - Book Expo America - Come visit Weinstein Books at Table 15 to have Vincent sign your ARC copy of Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures - Jacob Javits Convention Centre, New York City (for conference registrants)

June 2, 2007, 14:00 to 14:30 - Book Expo America -  Come to the Booksense Lounge to have Vincent sign your ARC copy of Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures - Jacob Javits Convention Centre, New York City (for conference  registrants)

May 23, 2007, 7:00 pm - Join Vincent for an evening of reading and discussion at this Asian Heritage Event, Vaughan Public Library. Contact: Chin Tso, (905) 832-8514 ext.4126

May 15, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads in support of a joint fundraising evening for the Askray Akruti School for the Hearing Impaired in Hyderabad India, and the Peter and Margery Keller Foundation at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

May 12, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent delivers the Fourth Annual Asian Heritage Month Lecture at the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, Chaired by The Honourable Vivienne Poy, Chancellor Emerita, moderated by Dr. Russell Brown, Contact: Sarah Lang

May 9, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent reads at a Gala to launch Asian Heritage Month at the Toronto Public Library, Hosted by Mary Ito, Fairview Branch, 35 Fairview Mall, Toronto.

May 8, 2007, 8:00 pm - Vincent is the Keynote Speaker at the St. Joseph's Health Centre Annual Gala Dinner, Lambton Golf and Country Club, Toronto

May 7, 2007, 7:00 pm - Vincent speaks at Special Conference Opening Event - 5th Annual Global Health Research Conference- Centre for International Health - University of Toronto, 5th Annual Global Health Research Conference - 'The Convergence of Health and Law - International Perspectives' - MacLeod Auditorium, Toronto - Registration at www.uofttix.ca

May 5, 2007 - Celebrate with Vincent, the Guest of Honor at the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (FCCP) Annual Ball

April 29, 2007, 2:00 pm - Meet Vincent at Indigo Books (259 Princess St. Kingston). Talk and reading followed by a Q&A. Signing to follow.

April 26, 2007, 1:30 pm - Vincent presents the Keynote Address at the North York General Hospital, Emergency Medicine Update, Toronto

April 24, 2007,  6:00 pm - Raise a glass with Vincent, as well as Anar Ali, Devyani Saltzman, and Shyam Selvadurai in support of writers in exile, at this PEN Benefit at ru.studio - Hosted by Laurie Brown.  96 Avenue Rd., Toronto, 416 961 3313

April 19, 2007, 6:30 pm - Vincent receives the Cecilia Zhang Award at the Capitol Theatre in Toronto, during The Inaugural Fundraiser for Learning Through the Arts - FUSION - Other guests to include Dr. Roberta Bondar, Dr. Jeff Niskar, Linda Schuyler, and Measha Brueggergosman -

April 18 2007, 6:30 PM- Vincent gives Keynote Address at Dalhousie University at the Quill and Stethoscope Fundraising Dinner - Humanities in Medicine Program. Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road. For tickets ($95) and reservations call: (902) 494-8800. This event is SOLD OUT.

March 28, 2007, 11:00 am - Vincent lectures at the Department of Public Health Science, University of Toronto, Family Medicine Seminar

March 20, 2007, 7:30 am - Vincent speaks at Wordsworth Books, Knox Church - Waterloo, Tickets $8.00

March 7, 2007 - Reading at World Literacy of Canada's 15th annual reading series, KAMA 2007  100 Queen’s Park Circle. Also reading are Colin Lee and Margaret Atwood.

March 7, 2007, 4:00 pm - Reading at the Faculty of Information Sciences, University of Toronto, Afternoon Tea

March 6, 2007, 6:30 pm - The Bonnie Stern "Book Club" at the Bonnie Stern School of Cooking hosts Vincent. 6 Erskine, Toronto. This event is SOLD OUT.

March 5, 2007, 6:30 pm - The Bonnie Stern "Book Club" at the Bonnie Stern School of Cooking hosts Vincent. 6 Erskine, Toronto. This event is SOLD OUT.

February 28, 2007 11:00 am - Vincent Addresses Riverdale Collegiate Institute, in Support of Riverdale Book Fair 

February 19, 2007 - Vincent speaks aboard the Akademik Sergey Vavilov, Paradise Harbour, Antarctic Peninsula, Position: Lat. 64° 48.0'S Lon: 62° 41.4'W. Hosted by Peregrine Expeditions. Author's note: This speaking engagement was my furthest south presentation ever to date, in a territory of the world in which I suspect I'll never find a publisher. 

January 18, 2007, 7:00 pm - Reading at Indigo Place Montreal Trust 1500 McGill College Avenue, Montreal

January 17, 2007, 7:30 pm - Vincent speaks and reads in Room A of the National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa. The event is hosted by Collected Works bookstore.

January 16, 2007, 5:00 pm - Vincent Lam is an Invited Speaker at The University of Alberta Arts & Humanities in Health & Medicine Program Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in the TELUS Centre, Atrium Room 150, TELUS Centre for Professional Development (Lecture Theatre) 111 Street-87th Avenue, Contact: Pamela Brett-MacLean, Phone: (780) 492-0980

January 15, 2007, 7:30 pm - Reading at the John Dutton Theatre, W.R. Castell Central Library, 616 MacLeod Trail S.E., The event is hosted by and tickets are available at Pages on Kensington, Calgary, 1135 Kensington Rd. NW

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