Brockton Writers Series 11.05.22 

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – 6:30pm

Brockton Writers Series presents readings by:

Khashayar “Kess” Mohammadi

Gavin Barrett

H. Nigel Thomas

Victoria Mbabazi

Special note: As we adapt to current social distancing regulations, we’re happy to announce our event will be hosted on the Brockton Writers Series YouTube channel! Please log in at 6:30.

The reading is PWYC (suggested $3-$5) and features a Q&A with the writers afterward. Books are available for sale.

 If you’d like to donate, please do so here.

Many thanks to the Ontario Arts Council for their support.

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GUEST SPEAKER

“Social Media 101 for Authors

Caroline from ECW Press is a marketing manager, graphic designer, and photographer. She currently works at ECW Press in Toronto.

READERS

Khashayar “Kess” Mohammadi (He/They) is a queer, Iranian born, Toronto-based Poet, Writer and Translator.

Gavin Barrett is the author of Understan (Mawenzi House, 2020), a CBC Books recommendation. His work appears in Ranjit Hoskoté’s anthology of 14 Indian poets Reasons for Belonging (Viking Penguin, 2001) and in many other reputed publications. He curates the Tartan Turban Secret Readings for IBPOC writers.

H. Nigel Thomas is a retired professor of  USA literature and an award-winning author of thirteen books: six novels, three collections of short fiction, two collections of poems, and two academic books. His latest books are the novel Easily Fooled (Guernica Editions, 2021) and a collection of poems, The Voyage (Mawenzi House, 2021).

Victoria Mbabazi’s work can be found in several literary magazines including Rejection Letters, Minola Review and No Contact Mag. Their chapbook “chapbook” is available with Anstruther Press and their chapbook “FLIP” is forthcoming this spring with Knife Fork Books. They’re currently living in Brooklyn, New York.

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