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Reading by Joanne Arnott
Join us for a reading by Joanne Arnott, who will be reading from from her poetry collection A Night for the Lady (Ronsdale 2013).
When: Wednesday, October 9 | 2:30 -3:30 p.m.
Where: First Nations University of Canada, Room 2002 | 1 First Nations Way
A Night for the Lady explores the terrain of poetry
conversation. Playful erotic occasionally harrowing, this collection
bundles together experimental and inspirational work from a longstanding
voice of conscience in Canadian letters.
Joanne Arnott is a Metis/mixed-blood writer, originally from Winnipeg, living on the west coast since 1982. Her first book, Wiles of Girlhood, won the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry (1992). She will be reading from her newest collection A Night for the Lady
(Ronsdale 2013). Mother to six young people, all born at home, Joanne
is a founding member of the Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast,
has served on the National Council of The Writers Union of Canada, and
continues to volunteer with the Author’s Committee, The Writers Trust of
Canada. Watch for her forthcoming book from Kegedonce Press: Halfling Spring.