English, Writer in Residence

Introducing 2017 Writer in Residence, Cecily Nicholson

January 05, 2017
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The SFU English Department is proud to present the 2017 Ellen and Warren Tallman Writer in Residence at Simon Fraser University, Cecily Nicholson. Please join us at 7:30 pm, Thursday, January 19, 2017, for a reading and reception in room 1420 at SFU Harbour Centre, on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.

Cecily Nicholson is the administrator of the artist-run centre Gallery Gachet and has worked since 2000 in the downtown eastside neighbourhood of Vancouver, on Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh territories. She belongs to the Joint Effort prison abolitionist group and is a member of the Research Ethics Board for Emily Carr University. Cecily is the author of Triage and From the Poplars, winner of the 2015 Dorothy Livesay prize for poetry.

To book an appointment with Cecily, please send an 8-10 page Word document of a work in progress (or a fragment of a work in progress) to the Chair's Secretary at englsec@sfu.ca.  Cecily will be at SFU Burnaby most Thursdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm for the Spring term.

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