APRIL 18: Aidan Chafe & Lindsay Glauer Kwan
Aidan Chafe is the author of the chapbooks Right Hand Hymns (Frog Hollow Press, 2017) and Sharpest Tooth (Anstruther Press, 2016). His poetry has appeared in a number of print and online journals including Contemporary Verse 2, Cordite Poetry Review and Scrivener Creative Review. He lives in Burnaby, BC.
Lindsay Glauser Kwan is a graduate of the Writer's Studio at SFU, where she worked on her memoir, Blues Harps. She is an editor and art coordinator for Room magazine, a feminist literary and arts magazine. She is also a past editor of the Vancouver Book Club. Currently, she is completing her master’s degree in professional communication at Royal Roads University, where she focused her thesis on the ways in which writers are adapting to social media.
8 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
at the Burnaby Arts Council’s Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Sylvia Symons is a graduate of TWS 2016 in the poetry genre. Her work appears in Event, Geist and Best Canadian Poetry 2016 and is forthcoming in Room. Originally from Prince George, she now lives with her husband and sons in Vancouver where she teaches ESL at Langara College.
Monica Meneghetti is a multilingual language professional and writer with a penchant for cross-disciplinary collaboration. Her work appears in print and online as well as in musical scores and on stage. Her written work has appeared in Prairie Journal, Prairie Fire, Filling Station and Canadian Alpine Journal. She has also published online with CBC Canada Writes, CBC Hyperlocal, Trivia: Voices of Feminism and Plenitude Magazine. Her first work of literary translation, The Call of the Ice, was published by Mountaineer’s Books and was a finalist for a Banff Mountain Book Award.