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Pride in the Word: Hosted by Billeh Nickerson
July 2, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$20
Pride In The Word is hosted by its renowned co-founder, Billeh Nickerson, author of Duct-Taped Roses. The largest Pride literary event in Canada features six writers bringing an intersectional lens to our 2SLGBTQIA+ communities with words and performance.
Featuring: Tawahum Bige, who is Lutselk’e Dene and Plains Cree and Two-Spirit, reading from his new collection, Cut to Fortress; local writers, Robin Stevenson, who will read from her new picture book, Pride Puppy, as well as Ali Blythe author of two critically acclaimed books exploring trans-poetics; Danny Ramadan, a Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker and advocate for LGBTQ+ refugees, reading from his forthcoming novel, The Foghorn Echoes (2022) Penguin Random House; and Isabella Wang, who will read from her debut collection of poems, Pebble Swing, short-listed for the 2022 BC and Yukon Book Prizes and nominated for the Livesay prize.
July 2, 2022
Lecture Theatre at the Victoria Conference Centre
720 Douglas Street
Cost: Tickets $20.00 sold during Pride Festival events (sliding scale & pay-it-forward) purchase two tickets and pass one on to a community member.
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