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In Conversation: Joshua Whitehead and Arielle Twist | Koffler Arts

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10 – $15

The Koffler Centre of the Arts and Ben McNally Books are thrilled to present writers Joshua Whitehead and Arielle Twist together in conversation.

When:

Wednesday, February 20th

7pm (Doors at 6pm)

Where:

CSI Annex

720 Bathurst Street

Cost:

General Admission $15

Student/Senior $10 (with valid ID)

You can purchase tickets through Eventbrite.

 


Joshua Whitehead is a Two-Spirit, Ojibwe-nêhiyaw otâcimow from Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1). He is the author of full-metal indigiqueer (Talonbooks 2017), shortlisted for the Inaugural Indigenous Voices Award in Poetry and the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry, and Jonny Appleseed (Arsenal Pulp 2018), shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award for Fiction and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He is currently a doctoral student in the University of Calgary’s English Department (Treaty 7) where he focuses on Indigenous Lit and Cultures.


Arielle Twist is a writer and sex educator from George Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a Cree, Two-Spirit, trans femme supernova writing to reclaim and harness ancestral magic and memories. Her debut collection of poetry Disintegrate/Dissociate will be released in spring 2019 from Arsenal Pulp Press.

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $15
Event Category:

Venue

CSI Annex Lounge
720 Bathurst St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R4 Canada
Website:
https://socialinnovation.org/location/csi-annex/

Organizer

Koffler Centre of the Arts
Phone:
647-925-0643
Email:
info@kofflerarts.org
Website:
kofflerarts.org