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Event #1104

Canadian Literature at 60: How CanLit Works


Saturday, June 1, 2019

17:30 - 19:00
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Green College - GRHS Coach House
UBC performances
English | anglais
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Come celebrate the 60th anniversary of Canadian Literature: A Quarterly of Criticism and Review with a public reading by innovative poets who are shaping the literary landscape in Vancouver and beyond. Doors open at 17:00 for a 17:30 reading. Emceed by the poetry editor Phinder Dulai, the reading will include Jordan Abel, Sonnet L’Abbé, Daphne Marlatt, Cecily Nicholson, and Shazia Hafiz Ramji.

reception will follow with refreshments and a short program that honours the history of the journal, its contributors, and its creators. The 60th Anniversary Graduate Student Essay Prize will also be awarded.

5:30pm - 7:00pm: Poetry Reading (Green College Coach House)
7:00pm - 8:30pm: Reception (Green College Piano Lounge)