On Edge Reading Series: Jody Chan

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The On Edge series showcases the work of writers who are doing the freshest, most interesting, and relevant work, writers who are also artists, volunteers, literary award winners, social justice organizers, prison abolitionists, literary organizers, dancers, managing editors, filmmakers, creative writing instructors, and scholars.


Oct 17, 2023 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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On Edge Reading Series FALL 2023 season with:

Jody Chan
Tuesday, Oct 17 at 6:30 pm PT
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Jody Chan is a writer, drummer, community organizer, and care worker based in Toronto/Tkaronto. They are the author of sick (Black Lawrence Press), which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary and Pat Lowther Memorial Awards, and winner of the 2018 St. Lawrence Book Award and 2021 Trillium Award for Poetry. Jody is also a performing and teaching member with RAW Taiko Drummers, and they can be found online at

FREE and open to the public. ASL interpretation is provided.

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About the Series:

The On Edge programming serves to enrich literary and writing communities both inside and outside of ECUAD. The series is support by the Emily Carr Writing Centre with grateful acknowledgement to the Canada Council for the Arts and the Coast Salish First Nations whose traditional lands we are on.

This series is organized and hosted by Mercedes Eng and assisted by Tenaya Fogelman