Spring Literary Festival
May 9 – 13, 2011
Great Hall, Canadian Mennonite University
All evening events begin at 7:00 p.m.
May 9th – Charlene Diehl, Ian Ross, Deborah Schnitzer
May 10th – Di Brant, Diane Riedger, Joanne Epp & Sarah Klassen
May 11th – Marina Endicott, Christina Penner, Lloyd Ratzlaff
May 13th – Warren Cariou
All events are open to the public. For more information, go to: CMU
Join Di Brandt for the Brandon launch of Walking to Mojácar on Tuesday, November 16 at 8:00 pm with Marilyn Dumont, 2nd annual Brandon Aboriginal Writer-in-Residence, in the Louis Riel Room at Brandon University.
Di Brandt’s highly anticipated new poetry collection, Walking to Mojácar, is a vivid and exquisitely-crafted multilingual work featuring different cultural and geographic landscapes and languages, in poetic dialogue. The languages of science and apocalypse yield a witty reflection on love in the Canadian prairies, with a …
Home Place: Writing From Around Manitoba
Friday November 12, 7:00 pm
Grant Park in the Travel Alcove
This issue of Prairie Fire features the latest in the popular Home Place series, Home Place: Writing From Around Manitoba, which is being released to coincide with our province’s 140th anniversary. After publishing four issues in three years celebrating the writers of Winnipeg, for this one the decision was made to turn the spotlight on writers from other Manitoba communities. While some of them are old friends …