Susan Musgrave -- Thursday, 24 January, 8pm, STJ 3014
Nora Gould -- Thursday, 31 January, 4:30pm, STJ 3014
Anne Michaels -- Wednesday, 6 February, 4:30pm, STJ 3027
With these readings, for the first time, we are featuring creative writing students from St Jerome's as five-minute opening acts. Come and see the visiting writers, and come and encourage our budding local talent!
|Photo by Bruce Stotsebury|
Opening Act: Eric Wallace
|Photo by Danielle Schaub|
Opening Act: Emilie Gardham
Anne Michaels is an award-winning poet and novelist. Her first novel, Fugitive Pieces (1996), was not only nominated for the Giller Prize, but also won the Trillium Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, The Beatrice and Martin Fischer Award (the main prize in the Jewish Book Awards), and England's prestigious Orange Prize. Previous to this success, she won the Commonwealth Prize for the Americas for the collection The Weight of Oranges (1986) and the Canadian Authors Association Award for Miner's Pond (1991). In 2007, Fugitive Pieces was made into a film. Her most recent novel is 2009’s The Winter Vault.
Opening Act: Adan Jerreat-Poole