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Join us at Special Collections for a reading by Cecily Nicholson

Join us at Special Collections for a reading by Cecily Nicholson

Reading by poet Cecily Nicholson

We welcome you to join us in Special Collections on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. for a reading by poet Cecily Nicholson.

Portrait of the author

About Cecily Nicholson

Cecily Nicholson, recent recipient of the Governor General's Award for poetry, has worked on Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh land in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood of Vancouver for nineteen years—most recently as Administrator of the artist-run centre, Gallery Gachet.
 
A part of the Joint Effort prison abolitionist group and a member of the Research Ethics Board for Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Cecily is the newly appointed Interpretive Programmer at the Surrey Art Gallery.  
 
She is the author of Triage  (Talonbooks, 2011), From the Poplars (Talonbooks, 2014), winner of the 2015 Dorothy Livesay Prize for  Poetry, and Wayside Sang (Talonbooks, 2018), for which she was awarded the GG. 
 
Ontario-born, she presently lives in  Burnaby.  
 
In 2017 she was SFU's Ellen and Warren Tallman Writer in Residence.

Speaker(s)

Cecily Nicholson

Date(s)

March 21

Time

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Location

Special Collections & Rare Books, Room 7100, W.A.C. Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)

Registration information

This event is free to attend. Refreshments will be served.

Contact for further information

Tony Power: 778.782.6676 or power@sfu.ca