Launch of Tawhida Tanya Evanson’s debut novel Book of Wings
Presented by Véhicule Press in partnership with Librairie Drawn & Quarterly.
Join us in celebration of the release of Tawhida Tanya Evanson‘s debut novel BOOK OF WINGS. The event will feature a reading by the author, a conversation with Kaie Kellough, questions from viewers, and a book give-away!
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“Tawhida Tanya Evanson’s first novel is a stunning testament to how the grief of heartbreak can bring us back to who we are.” – Starred review in Jan/Mar Quill & Quire by Sheniz Janmohamed
Tawhida Tanya Evanson is an Antiguan-Québecoise poet, performer and producer. Author of two books of poetry, Nouveau Griot (Frontenac 2018) and Bothism (Ekstasis 2017), Book of Wings is her first work of fiction. With a 20-year practice in spoken word, she performs internationally and has released several studio albums and videopoems. Evanson is program director of Banff Centre Spoken Word. She has been named Poet of Honour at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, and has received the Golden Beret Award for her contribution to the spoken-word genre. Born and based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, she moonlights as a whirling dervish.