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Wednesday, May 10th, 2023—6:30 p.m.

Brockton Writers Series presents readings by:

Douglas Davey

Sahar Golshan

Dwayne Morgan

Andrew F Sullivan

Special note: As we adapt with current social distancing regulations, we’re happy to announce our event will be hosted in-person at the Glad Day Bookshop, located at 499 Church St., Toronto. We will also live stream the event on the Brockton Writers Series YouTube channel! The event starts at 6:30 p.m.

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.


We are also planning to have ASL Interpreters at our May event! 


“Grant Writing 101” by Dominik Parisien

Dominik Parisien is a disabled, bisexual French Canadian and the author of the poetry collection Side Effects May Include Strangers (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020) and the forthcoming memoir On a Scale of 1 to 500 Miles: A Memoir of Chronic Pain (Penguin Canada). He also co-edited several award-winning anthologies, including Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction, The Mythic Dream, and The Starlit Wood


Douglas Davey is author of the YA novels M in the Abstract and Switch, published by Red Deer Press. Douglas lives in Guelph with his family where he spends his time in various nerdy endeavours such as reading, playing games, and showing B-movies in his garage. You can find him on Instagram @solongsuccour and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglaspauldavey.

(photo credit Soko Negash)

Sahar Golshan is a writer, language learner, and the director of the short documentary KAR. She is the 2022 winner of the Marina Nemat Award for Creative Writing in Non-Fiction. Her picture book TOO LOUD! will be published in spring 2024 by Annick Press and is illustrated by Shiva Delsooz.

Twitter: @SaharGolshan 

Instagram: @sahargolshanwriting

Dwayne Morgan is a two-time Canadian National Poetry Slam Champion. Morgan made the 2022 Shifter Magazine list of outstanding Black men in Canada, and won the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Celebration of Cultural Life award, and the 2018 the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award for Career Achievement in the Spoken Word. Morgan has received both the African Canadian Achievement Award, and the Harry Jerome Award for Excellence in the Arts.

Morgan has published fourteen collections, including two children’s books and a memoir. In 2009, Morgan’s work was translated into French, culminating in the book, Le Making of d’un Homme.

Dwayne’s work ethic has taken him across North America and internationally. His emphasis on quality has driven his success and has made him a well-respected component of Toronto’s urban music community, as well as the North American and global spoken word scenes.

@dwayne_morgan and www.dwaynemorgan.ca

Andrew F. Sullivan is the author of The Marigold (ECW Press), a novel about a city eating itself. The Handyman Method, a novel co-written with Nick Cutter about home improvement gone wrong, is forthcoming from Gallery Books / Saga Press in August 2023. Sullivan is also the author of the novel WASTE (Dzanc Books) and the short story collection All We Want is Everything (ARP Books), both named Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.


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