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Join author Catherine Hernandez for a reading in Special Collections

Catherine Hernandez is a proud queer woman of colour, theatre practitioner, writer, and the Artistic Director of b current performing arts. Her one-woman show, *The Femme Playlist*, premiered at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre Oct 2014 co-produced by b current, Eventual Ashes and Sulong Theatre. Her other plays include *Singkil,* (fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company in association with Factory Theatre), *Eating with Lola* (Sulong Theatre and Next Stage Festival, first developed by fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre) and *Kilt Pins *(Sulong Theatre) and *Future Folk *(collectively written by the Sulong Theatre Collective, produced by Theatre Passe Muraille). She has served playwright residencies at Theatre Passe Muraille, Carlos Bulosan Theatre, Shaw Festival Theatre, Blyth Festival Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and Nightswimming Theatre. Her children’s book. *M is for Mustache: A Pride ABC Book* was published by Flamingo Rampant and her plays *Kilt Pins* and *Singkil *were published by Playwright’s Canada Press. *Scarborough, *Catherine’s first full-length fiction received the Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop Emerging Writers' Award and was shortlisted for the Half the World Global Literati Award for the unpublished manuscript. *Scarborough* has recently been shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards and Catherine was named one of 17 Writers to Watch for 2017 by CBC Books.

 

 

Date(s)

Wednesday September 20th

Time

1 - 2 pm

Location

Josef Wosk Seminar Room, Special Collections and Rare Books, 7th floor of the W.A.C. Bennett Library

Registration information

Registration not required.

Contact for further information

Tony Power, power@sfu.ca

Hosted by David Chariandy, Department of English.