Check out the 2020 Festival of Literary Diversity–all online and all free! Join me and over twenty acclaimed authors from Canada and around the world as we talk about and share the stories that bring us together.
PANEL ONE: FRACTURED FAIRYTALES, Thursday April 30, 2020, 8pm – 9:30pm EST.
PANEL TWO: FIVE YEARS OF FOLD, Monday May 4, 2020, 8pm – 9:30pm EST.
Accessibility Info: All panels and performances at #FOLD2020 will be close-captioned.
- “The Disability Narrative”. With Dorothy Ellen Palmer and Rasiqra Revulva
- Accessibility Info: gritLit 2020 takes place in Homewood Suites by Hilton in downtown Hamilton. All sessions take place in wheelchair accessible rooms with easy access to wheelchair accessible washrooms. For detailed accessibility information, please visit the hotel website.
- Saturday, April 4, 9:00am: “Different Worlds and Different Bodies: The Disabled Body in Literature” Discussion Class
- Accessibility Info: This discussion class is located in Boston’s Park Plaza Hotel, across the hall from a single-occupant, wheelchair accessible restroom. All session rooms at Muse & the Marketplace will have chairs removed from theater style seating for attendees using wheelchairs or other mobility devices, in addition to companion seating options.
- For detailed accessibility information on the Park Plaza Hotel, please see their accessibility statement.
- For more information on the #MUSE2020 conference, please visit their website.
- As part of Dr. Michelle Owens’ “Embodied Subjects” class in Disability Studies
- Accessibility info: McNally Robinson has wheelchair accessible entry and wheelchair accessible washrooms.
- Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Glass Bookshop
- Doors open at 7:00pm, reading at 7:30pm
- Accessibility Info: Glass Bookshop is located in City Centre Mall, Edmonton. The mall has wheelchair accessible washrooms that will remain open for the event. The bookshop is located on the Pedway level, which is accessed via elevator. Patrons can access the Pedway from street level and the parkade. City Centre Mall is on the LRT line. For more detailed accessibility information on the venue, please visit the City Centre website.
- Saturday March 14, 12:30-2:30pm, Native Education College: Self-Love and Community Care: Ethics of Community Building
- Sunday March 15, 3:30pm – 6:00pm, Native Education College: Different Worlds and Different Bodies: Writing Disabled Characters
- Accessibility Info: The Native Education College has wheelchair accessible entry and wheelchair accessible washrooms. ASL interpretation at the festival is provided on request. To find out more about booking ASL interpretation for events at Growing Room, please visit their website.
- Accessibility info: The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton has wheelchair accessible entry and wheelchair accessible washrooms.
- Accessibility info: The Theatre Centre has wheelchair accessible entry and wheelchair accessible washrooms.