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Heather and Arizona O’Neill speak at Dawson
22 March at 12:00
Conversation, Questions, Answers! Readings! Raffle!
Montreal literary duo Heather and Arizona O’Neill speak about their lives and read from their work Wednesday, March 22 at noon at Dawson College, Room 5B.16.
Featuring special opening act, Dawson student writer Elise Roy.
HEATHER O’NEILL is the beloved award-winning author of When We Lost Our Heads, The Lonely Hearts Hotel, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night, and Lullabies for Little Criminals. Born and raised in Montreal, Heather O’Neill has been said to write “like a sort of demented angel with an uncanny knack for metaphor” (Toronto Star).
ARIZONA O’NEILL is a multi-disciplinary artist who has made original videos for CBC’s Creator Network and artists such as Laurence Philomène and Patrick Watson. She recently wrote and illustrated the book Est-ce qu’un artiste peut être heureux?
Together they form O’Neill Reads, the exuberant book review page on Instagram.
When We Lost Our Heads is Heather O’Neill’s latest page-turning novel that explores gender and power, sex and desire, class and status, and the terrifying strength of the human heart when it can’t let someone go.
Est-ce qu’un artiste peut être heureux?is Arizona O’Neill’s book of illustrated graphic interviews with celebrated and controversial Quebec artists.