Cancelled — Concordia’s Writers Read, the Student Association for Graduates in English (SAGE) & the Department of English present Shani Mootoo & Helen Humphreys. Dear Friends, from Sina Queyras at Writers Read on Facebook: We have had to cancel our March 20 event with Helen Humphreys and Shani Mootoo, but we are sending love and … Continue reading Cancelled — Shani Mootoo & Helen Humphreys: A Reading & Conversation Cancelled
Feminine Utopias: A Reading and Conversation with Renee Gladman and Danielle Dutton Friday, March 16, 2018, at 7 PM York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605, 1515 rue St. Catherine West
Writers Read looks back at hosting prolific author, Francine Prose, in March, 2014, in Concordia’s Henry F. Hall building. Attendees crowded into the Hall conference room for a reading of Prose’s novel, Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 (HarperTorch, 2014), and later, a Q&A session with the Brooklyn native. Lovers is a multivocal series … Continue reading From the Archive: Francine Prose
Writing these essays was of acknowledging my existence that you just don't see written about all too often. The black experience is often times limited to a one very specific type of story and I think that we have to broaden our cultural understanding of what it means to be black. –Roxane Gay talking about Bad … Continue reading Audio Archive: Roxane Gay & Rachel Zellers
In March 2016, Writers Read, Off The Page in cooperation with the University of Montreal and Concordia's Centre for Expanded Poetics are hosting: Dionne Brand, Ben Lerner, Jordan Abel, Sonnet L'Abbé, Fred Moten and more. More information will be posted here & here. Call for Proposals For decades the Creative Writing department at Concordia University … Continue reading Off The Page – Call for Proposals
On January 14, 2016, Giller Prize winner, André Alexis joined the students at Concordia for a discussion about his novel Fifteen Dogs, confidence, and howling.
Jordan Tannahill joined us on 25 September 2015 at the VAV Gallery to read and discuss his book, Theatre of the Unimpressed. In this clip he discusses mental real estate, the value of impermanence, and Videofag. Shout out to Jacob Wren. Complete sound archives will be updated soon. In the mean time follow us on Soundcloud for … Continue reading Sound Archive: Jordan Tannahill on Mental Real Estate