WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017 – 6:30pm
Brockton Writers Series presents:
Mary Lou Dickinson
and special guest speaker
Glad Day Bookshop
499 Church St., Toronto
The reading is PWYC (suggested $3-$5) and features a Q&A with the writers afterward. Books and refreshments are available for sale.
The venue, including its bathroom, is fully accessible. Please refrain from wearing scents.
Many thanks to the Ontario Arts Council for their support.
And to the Canada Council for the Arts for travel funding!
Ayesha Chatterjee‘s poetry has appeared in journals across the globe as well as on the official website of Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke. Her first collection, The Clarity of Distance, was published in 2011 by Bayeux Arts. She is President of the League of Canadian Poets.
Mary Lou Dickinson grew up in northern Quebec and arrived in Toronto via Montreal and Michigan. Inanna Publications published her short stories, One Day It Happens (2007), and her novels, Ile d’Or (2010) and Would I Lie To You (2014). A mystery, The White Ribbon Man, will be published in early 2018.
Ian Keteku bio coming soon!
Gregory Scofield is Red River Metis of Cree, Scottish and European descent whose ancestry can be traced to the fur trade and to the Metis community of Kinesota, Manitoba. He holds the position of Assistant Professor in English at Laurentian University where he teaches Creative Writing, and has previously served as writer-in-residence at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg and Memorial University. Gregory won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize in 1994 for his debut collection, The Gathering: Stones for the Medicine Wheel, and in addition to several volumes of poetry, he is the author of the memoir, Thunder Through My Veins (1999). His latest collection of poetry is Witness, I Am (2016). In 2016, The Writers’ Trust of Canada awarded him the Latner Writers’ Trust Poetry Prize.