Hear from some of Canada's finestGet up close and personal with an eclectic group of authors while earning course credit through LA&PS' Canadian Writers in Person (AP/CLTR 1953 6.0A) course. You'll explore the contemporary work of renowned authors, while having the unique opportunity to engage with them in a dialogue about their work.
Members of the York community not enrolled in the course can also enjoy the readings, which are free and open to the public.
All readings are held Tuesdays at 7-10 pm
Location: 206 Accolade West Building
This year's lineup consists of a unique selection of emerging and established Canadian writers, whose writing explores a broad range of topics and geographical and cultural landscapes. Featuring poets, playwright and prolific fiction writers, the series highlights Canada's ever-growing literary talent.
|2013||Sept 17||Annabel Lyon - The Sweet Girl|
|Oct. 1||Pam Mordecai - Subversive Sonnets|
|Oct. 15||Patrick deWitt - The Sisters Brothers|
|Oct. 29||Rita - forage|
|Nov. 12||Fred Wah - Diamond Grill|
|Nov. 26||Wayne Johnston - The Son of a Certain Woman|
|2014||Jan. 14||Madeleine Thien - Dogs at the Perimeter|
|Jan. 28||Safia Fazlul - The Harem|
|Feb. 11||Cordelia Strube - Milosz|
|Mar. 4||Michael Winter - The Death of Donna Whalen|
|Mar. 18||Linda Spalding - The Purchase|