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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.
Wednesday, February 20th
7pm (Doors at 6pm)
720 Bathurst Street
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.