Past Events

#CANADAPERFORMS ONLINE READING

Date: May 8, 2020

Time: 7pm EST

Location: Online via YouTube Live

Join me on Friday, May 8, 2020, at 7pm EST as I read an excerpt from DISFIGURED on YouTube Live as part of #CanadaPerforms.

Accessibility Info: Reading will be offered via YouTube Live and closed-captioning will be provided.

THE 2020 FESTIVAL OF LITERARY DIVERSITY

Start date: April 30, 2020 - End date: May 4, 2020

Location: Online (Zoom webinar)

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.

gritLIT, HAMILTON

Date: April 18, 2020

Time: 12:30

Location: Homewood Suites by Hilton, 40 Bay St S, Hamilton, ON L8P 0B3

  • “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.

MUSE & THE MARKETPLACE, BOSTON

Date: April 4, 2020

Time: 9:00am

Location: Stuart Room, 4th Floor, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116-3912

  • 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.

“DIFFERENT WORLDS AND DIFFERENT BODIES” Lecture at University of Winnipeg

Date: March 20, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Location: University of Winnipeg

  • As part of Dr. Michelle Owens’ “Embodied Subjects” class in Disability Studies

DISFIGURED Launch with Pauline Greenhill, WINNIPEG

Date: March 19, 2020

Time: 7pm

Location: McNally Robinson, 4000-1120 Grant Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3M 2A6

  • Accessibility info: McNally Robinson has wheelchair accessible entry and wheelchair accessible washrooms.

READING AT GLASS BOOKSHOP, EDMONTON

Date: March 17, 2020

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Glass Bookshop, Edmonton City Centre, West 10200 102 Avenue NW Unit C215 Edmonton, AB T5J 4B7

  • 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.

GROWING ROOM LITERARY FESTIVAL, Vancouver

Start date: March 14, 2020 - End date: March 15, 2020

Time: Various

Location: Vancouver

DISFIGURED HAMILTON LAUNCH

Date: February 12, 2020

Time: 7pm

Location: The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St S, Hamilton, ON L8P 4K3

  • Accessibility info: The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton has wheelchair accessible entry and wheelchair accessible washrooms.

DISFIGURED TORONTO LAUNCH

Date: February 5, 2020

Time: 6pm

Location: The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 3T4

  • Accessibility info: The Theatre Centre has wheelchair accessible entry and wheelchair accessible washrooms.