Upcoming (Virtual) Event: Indigenous Voices

February 5, 2022 at 5:43 am  •  Posted in Blogs, Home Page by

On Thursday, March 3, 2022, EVENT Magazine, and Douglas College’s Indigenous Student Services Office and Creative Writing Department will host an evening of poetry and prose with Indigenous writer-in-residence Michelle Good.

MICHELLE GOOD is the author of Five Little Indians, winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Amazon First Novel Award, and the Kobo Emerging Author Prize, and a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Atwood Gibson Writers Trust Prize, and a BC & Yukon Book Prize.

Join us for a reading and discussion of writing process, at the 6th annual Indigenous Voices.

This year’s program will be hosted by Carleigh Baker.

CARLEIGH BAKER is an nêhiyaw âpihtawikosisân /Icelandic writer who lives as a guest on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwu7mesh, and səl̓ilwəta peoples. Her work has appeared in Best Canadian Essays, The Short Story Advent Calendar, and The Journey Prize Stories. She also writes reviews for the Globe and Mail and the Literary Review of Canada. Her debut story collection, Bad Endings (Anvil, 2017) won the City of Vancouver Book Award, and was also a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Award, the Emerging Indigenous Voices Award for fiction, and the BC Book Prize Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award.

This event will be held on Zoom and will begin at 7pm PST. Please register here on Zoom.