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10:00 am

CANCELLED: Growing Room Festival presents Shani Mootoo

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rennie Hall, Emily Carr University,, 520 East 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC
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Growing Room Festival presents Louder Now: Voice in Writing, with panelists Shani Mootoo, author of Polar Vortex, and Emma Healey, Maneo Mohale, Eve Joseph, and Nisa Malli. Moderated by Hannah McGregor. Speech. Silence. Articulation. Movement. Delivery. Voice in writing comes through in so many different ways. Historically, cis men have been heralded for their use of voice in […]

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1:00 pm

CANCELLED: Growing Room Festival presents Alessandra Naccarato

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rennie Hall, Emily Carr University,, 520 East 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC
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Growing Room Festival presents The Struggle is Real: Writing about Mental Health, with panelists Alessandra Naccarato, author of Re-Origin of Species, Emma Hansen, Addie Tsai, and Rebecca Salazar. Moderator: Lucia Misch. Discussions around mental health and illnesses might have become marginally less stigmatized than before, but haven’t become any less challenging to navigate. In this […]

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4:00 pm

CANCELLED: Growing Room Festival presents Shani Mootoo

March 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rennie Hall, Emily Carr University,, 520 East 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC
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Growing Room Festival presents Fear in Fiction, with panelists Shani Mootoo, author of Polar Vortex, Mallory Tater, Zalika Reid-Benta, Rebecca Fisseha, and Rhea Tregebov. Moderated by Doretta Lau. Five celebrated novelists and short story writers discuss how to channel fear in fiction, sharing their secrets to transforming a protagonist’s rock-bottom moments into compelling stories. By […]

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CANCELLED: Growing Room Festival presents Alessandra Naccarato

March 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Native Education College, 237 E 5th Ave
Vancouver, BC
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Growing Room Festival presents Accessing Ourselves: Crip Poetics And Writing Our Desires, with panelists Alessandra Naccarato, author of Re-Origin of Species, Amanda Leduc, and cast members Kat Norris, Caroline Hébert, and Sandra Pronteau from the production Unsettled. Moderator & Event Curator: Aimee Louw. Join disabled, Deaf, mad, crip, ill, tired, traumatized artists who write ourselves […]

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