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Reading Series Hosts Rita Wong


Posted: January 16, 2009

Rita Wong and Dionne Brand will be reading in UBC's cosy Green College Coach House on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 7:30 pm. The poets will read their work and discuss their poetics. Doors open at 7pm. For more information, check out the Play Chthonics Reading Series. Wong's recent collection of poetry, forage, published by Nightwood Editions, won the Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize for Poetry and was a finalist at this year's 11th Annual Asian American Literary Awards. The book was reviewed by George Elliot Clarke as a "fierce achievement....a formidable fusion.”