Joanne Arnott: The On Edge Reading Series
The On Edge readings series presents:
Joanne Arnott is a Metis/mixed blood writer, born in Winnipeg. Mother to six children ranging in age from four to twenty-one years, Joanne worked for many years as an Unlearning Racism Facilitator, and integrates social justice perspectives in her work.
A literary performer, publishing poet and essayist since the late-1980's, Joanne lives with her family in Richmond, BC. Her first book, Wiles of Girlhood (Press Gang, 1991) won The League of Canadian Poets' Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry. Her sixth book, released in 2007, is Mother Time: Poems New and Selected (Ronsdale). She has a new chapbook out, called Longing: four poems on diverse matters (Rubicon Press).
The On Edge series gratefully acknowledges the support of the Canada Council and Emily Carr University.
This reading is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
7pm to 8pm
South Building - Room 406
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Granville Island, Vancouver/Coast Salish Territories
Note: There is free parking in the parkade under the ECU South Building after 7 pm.