Open Word: Readings and Ideas: Lee Maracle

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Columpa Carmen Bobb Photography
Open Word: Readings and Ideas: Lee Maracle
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Dates: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 7:30 pm to Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7:30 pm
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Lee Maracle will be reading as part of Open Word: Readings and Ideas. These three readings are co-presented by Camosun College. Maracle will be reading from her book Celia’s Song and from her book of poetry, Talking to the Diaspora.
 
Maracle will read at Open Space on Tuesday, Februrary 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Open Space. Her reading at Camosun College will take place on Wednesday, March 1 at 4:00 p.m. at Wilna Thomas Building, Room 234 and her Red Words conversation will take place on Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Open Space.
 
Lee Maracle is an award-winning author and teacher. Her works include novels, Celia’s Song, Ravensong, Bobbi Lee, and Sundogs; short story collection, Sojourner’s Truth; poetry collections, Talking to the Diaspora, and Bent Box; and nonfiction works, Memory Serves and I Am Woman. She is co-editor of My Home As I Remember and Telling It: Women and Language Across Cultures, editor of a number of poetry works, and has published in dozens of anthologies in Canada and the United States.
 
Praise for Lee Maracle’s books:
 
“If you care about reconciliation and justice in Canada, ferociously beautiful prose and complex, compassionate character development, make time this year to listen to Celia’s Song.” - Tom Sandborn, The Vancouver Sun