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Midi littéraire du CLC : Nicholas Giguère

Join us at Campus Saint-Jean on Wednesday, September 25 for a Midi littéraire du CLC with Québecois poet and scholar Nicholas Giguère.

Nicholas Giguère est doctorant à l’Université de Sherbrooke. Il a publié des textes dans Boulette, Cavale, Le Crachoir de Flaubert, Les Écrits, Le Pied et Moebius. Son recueil Marques déposées a été publié aux Éditions Fond’Tonne au printemps 2015. Il a publié Queues chez Hamac en 2017.

25 septembre 2019
13 h 30
Grand Salon (salle Marcelle et Louis Desrochers)
Campus Saint-Jean

LitFest & CLC Brown Bag Lunch with Kai Cheng Thom

Join us and our friends at LitFest for a very special Brown Bag Lunch Reading with novelist, poet, and essayist Kai Cheng Thom.

Kai Cheng Thom is a writer, performance artist, and community healer in Toronto. Her novel Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir was released by Metonymy Press in 2016. Her first poetry book, a place called No Homeland, and her picture book From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea, illustrated by Kai Yun Ching and Wai-Yant Li, were both published by Arsenal Pulp Press in 2017. Her latest, I Hope We Choose Love, has just been published. Kai Cheng won the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers in 2017.

Monday, October 21, 2019
12:00 PM
Student Lounge, Old Arts Building

LitFest & CLC Brown Bag Lunch with Ami McKay

Join us and our friends at LitFest for a special Brown Bag Lunch Reading with bestselling novelist and memoirist Ami McKay!

Ami McKay is the author of three internationally bestselling novels The Birth House, The Virgin Cure and The Witches of New York and the recent yuletide novella, Half Spent Was the Night. She is also a playwright, composer, and writer of creative non-fiction. Her genetic memoir, Daughter of Family G: A Memoir of Cancer Genes, Love and Fate, was published by Knopf Canada in September, 2019.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Student Lounge, Old Arts Building

CLC Brown bag Lunch with Sina Queyras

Join us on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 for a CLC Brown Bag Lunch with celebrated poet, novelist, and scholar Sina Queyras.

Sina Queyras is the author of the poetry collections, MxT, Expressway and Lemon Hound. Their work has been nominated for a Governor General’s Award, and won The Friends of Poetry Award from Poetry Magazine, The AM Klein Award for Poetry, a Lambda, the Pat Lowther Award, a Pushcart Prize and Gold in the National Magazine Award. Their first novel, Autobiography of Childhood was nominated for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. In 2005 they edited Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets, and they are founding editor of Lemon Hound.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00 PM
Student Lounge, Old Arts Building

INSIDE THE BAG: CAN LIT ALIVE!

inside-the-bag

Learn more about your favorite CLC authors with this digital archive of videos, photos, bibliographies , interviews, and more!

Follow this link: ABCLC.CA/INSIDETHEBAG

 

Ten Canadian Writers in Context

Anthology

Ten Canadian Writers in Context

Marie Carrière, Curtis Gillespie, Jason Purcell, Lynn Coady, Ying Chen, Michael Crummey, Jennifer Delisle, Kit Dobson, Caterina Edwards, Marina Endicott, Lawrence Hill, Daniel Laforest, Alice Major, Don Perkins, Julie Rodgers, Joseph Pivato, Eden Robinson,Gregory Scofield, Winfried Siemerling, Pamela Sing, Maïté Snauwaert, Kim Thúy and Angela Van Essen.

Ten years, ten authors, ten critics.

The Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne reaches into its ten-year archive of Brown Bag Lunch readings to sample some of the most diverse and powerful voices in contemporary Canadian literature.

This anthology offers readers samples from some of Canada’s most exciting writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Each selection is introduced by a brief essay, serving as a point of entry into the writer’s work. From the east coast of Newfoundland to Kitamaat territory on British Columbia’s central coast, there is a story for everyone, from everywhere. True to Canada’s multilingual and multicultural heritage, these ten writers come from diverse ethnicities and backgrounds, and work in multiple languages, including English, French, and Cree.

Ying Chen | essay by Julie Rodgers
Lynn Coady | essay by Maïté Snauwaert
Michael Crummey | essay by Jennifer Bowering Delisle
Caterina Edwards | essay by Joseph Pivato
Marina Endicott | essay by Daniel Laforest
Lawrence Hill | essay by Winfried Siemerling
Alice Major | essay by Don Perkins
Eden Robinson | essay by Kit Dobson
Gregory Scofield | essay by Angela Van Essen
Kim Thúy | essay by Pamela V. Sing