Suzanne Brooks

Suzanne Brooks signing book

Doctor of Letters

(honoris causa) DLitt

Suzanne Brooks received the honorary degree, Doctor of Letters on Thursday, June 9, 2011 and delivered the convocation address to graduates of Nipissing’s Faculty of Arts and Science and Master of Arts and Master of Science degree programs.

Brooks is the owner of Gulliver’s Bookstore in North Bay and is a longtime proponent of reading and literacy.  She serves as the president of the Canadian Booksellers Association. Brooks spearheaded “Books by the Bay”, an annual literary festival in North Bay that attracts internationally-renowned authors and artists such as Margaret Atwood, Lynn Johnston, Joseph Boyden and Lawrence Hill.

Honorary Degree Recipient: Suzanne Brooks

In this interview, Suzanne speaks about her message to the graduates and talks about some of her accomplishments.