Wednesday, July 8, 2020 – 8:30pm
Brockton Writers Series presents readings by
Marlo K. Shaw
Glad Day Bookshop via online at GDTV
499 Church Street, Toronto
The reading is PWYC (suggested $3-$5) and features a Q&A with the writers afterward. Books are available for sale.
Many thanks to the Ontario Arts Council for their support.
Special note: As we adapt to current social distancing regulations, we have decided to move our July 8th event online! Glad Day Bookstore will host our event on its GDTV Zoom channel. We encourage you to download the Zoom app to your computers, a cell phone will suffice but some of the functionalities of the app will be limited. In the next couple of weeks, watch this space to learn more about our readers and for more information on how you can participate with us online.
Kamila Rina is an autistic and multi-disabled immigrant Jewish non-binary bi poet, a sexuality/gender/disability educator, and a survivor of long-term violence. They have been published internationally, including in Room Magazine, Breath & Shadow, Monstering, Deaf Poets Society, We Have Come Far, Carousel, Augur, Frond, Mary, and Queer Out There. Find them at KamilaRina.com.
Ryanne Kap is a Chinese-Canadian writer from Strathroy, Ontario. Her work has been featured in Grain Magazine, Scarborough Fair, Ricepaper Magazine, Feelszine, and The Unpublished City Volume II. Following her BA in English and creative writing at the University of Toronto Scarborough, she will be pursuing an MA in English at Western University.
Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist from Wasauksing First Nation on Georgian Bay. He has written three fiction titles, and his short stories and essays have been published in numerous anthologies. His most recent novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, was published in 2018 and became a national bestseller. He spent the bulk of his journalism career at CBC, most recently as host of Up North, the afternoon radio program for northern Ontario. He lives in Sudbury with his wife and sons.
Marlo K. Shaw (She/Her) is a Toronto writer, child protection lawyer and Mom. She writes memoir, personal essays and poetry. Her work has appeared in Through, Not Around: Stories of Infertility and Pregnancy Loss, published in 2019 by Dundurn Press. Her short play, “Introducing My Crazy”, was selected to be a part of Stage Write Burlington’s Virtually Yours 2.0 play festival. She has read at the Emerging Writers Series, Bedpost Sex and Sexuality Show, Spoken Lives, and at VoicED: an Event for Eating Disorders Awareness Week. She blogs about writing and her creative process at mkshaw.ca, and you can follow her on Instagram @marlo.k.shaw