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Cherie Dimaline, Writing Indigenous Narratives Into the Future

Date
March 01, 2018
Time
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Location
Jorgenson Hall, 380 Victoria St. 14th Floor, Room 1402 Ryerson University
Open To
Students, Prospective Students, Public, Alumni, Faculty, Staff
Contact
lisa.benadiba@ryerson.ca
The Department of English's Literatures of Modernity M.A. Program is honoured to host Cherie Dimaline as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series. Cherie Dimaline is a writer and editor from the Georgian Bay Metis Community in Ontario who has published 4 books. Her latest book, The Marrow Thieves, won both the 2017 Governor General’s Award and the prestigious Kirkus Prize for Young Readers and is a finalist for both the White Pine Award and the 2018 edition of Canada Reads. The Marrow Thieves was also named a Book of Year on numerous lists including the National Public Radio, the School Library Journal, the New York Public Library, the Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire and the CBC, and is a national bestseller. Cherie currently lives in Toronto, Ontario, where she coordinates the annual Indigenous Writers’ Gathering and is at work on her next novel. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. Please let us know if we need to make any accessibility accommodations to ensure your inclusion in this event.