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Writers Unbound
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Date de début: 2021-12-15 05:00:00 Date de fin: 2022-05-10 04:00:00

Writers Unbound

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3. Isolation and community

A new anthology of nonfiction brings the COVID-19 self-isolation experiences of 105 writers from all over Quebec into one powerful volume. In a new poetic children's book, a young Black girl races, alone, into a future where she can count on no one but herself. This week's guests discuss whether or not writers thrive in isolation, and the importance of community to any creative pursuit. They touch on the importance of tackling issues of inequality and discrimination which the pandemic has laid bare, and what might help forge a new path. "If we want to continue as a species on this planet, we will need to find other ways to co-exist," says poet and educator Stéphane Martelly.

Invité(es) : Dr Stéphane , Author, Professor, Université de Sherbrooke Marianne Ackerman, Writer, Co-editor of Chronicling the Days Rebecca Lloyd, Director, Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore Piedad Saenz, Children Bookseller, Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore

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À propos

Presented by the Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec, Writers Unbound is a series highlighting the best of Montreal’s local literary community. Developed in partnership with the Quebec Writers’ Federation, the show pairs two writers in conversation with host Shelley Pomerance, inviting them to reflect on their work and on what inspires them. Each episode also includes thematic book recommendations by local booksellers Librairie Drawn & Quarterly.

Prochaine(s) diffusion(s) :

Samedi à 5h30 et 13h
Dimanche à 6h30
Mardi à 20h et 23h
Mercredi à 2h30, 6h et 13h30

ALEAQ

The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (Association des éditeurs de langue anglaise du Québec) is a not-for-profit organization that advances the publication, distribution, and promotion of English-language books from Quebec. We support our member publishers through professional development seminars, advocacy, and marketing initiatives.

http://aelaq.org/

Équipe

Shelley Pomerance

Shelley Pomerance

Host

An arts journalist and host, Shelley Pomerance has been an associate programming director with Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival and was a longtime presence on CBC Radio as a host and arts reporter.

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