Department of English

University of Toronto

Creative Writing Gala 2020

Event date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St. George Street

MA Creative Writing Gala

The Department of English invites you to our Creative Writing Gala hosted at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library (120 St. George Street, Toronto). Please join us on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to celebrate our MA in English in the Field of Creative Writing Program.

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St. George Street

We will award the Adam Penn Gilders Scholarship. There will be a reading by Liz Howard, author of Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent, winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize and a mentor in the program. There will also be readings by this year's graduating class: Aley Waterman, Jacob Morrow, Isabelle Zhu, Fawn Parker, Caroline Colantonio, and Brittney Hubley.

LIZ HOWARD's debut collection Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent won the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize, was shortlisted for the 2015 Governor General's Award for poetry, and was named a Globe and Mail top 100 book. A National Magazine Award finalist, her recent work has appeared in Canadian Art, The Fiddlehead, Poetry Magazine, Walrus Magazine and Best Canadian Poetry. She is of mixed settler and Anishinaabe descent. Born and raised on Treaty 9 territory in northern Ontario, she currently lives in Toronto.

Please RSVP here: by March 17th, 2020 to let us know you will be attending.

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