Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Date: 20 March, 2020

Cost: Free

Event Category: Series

Website: https://concordiawritersread.ca

Location: Concordia University, EV Building—York Amphitheatre, EV-1.605, Main Floor, 1515 St. Catherine W, Montreal, Quebec Venue WebsiteView map

Shani Mootoo & Helen Humphreys: A Reading & A Conversation

Presented by Concordia’s Writers Read, SAGE (Student Association for Graduates in English) & the Department of English
7 – 9 pm, Friday March 20th, 2020
York Amphitheatre, EV-1.605, Main Floor
EV Building, 1515 St. Catherine W, Concordia University
Map: https://www.concordia.ca/maps/sgw-campus.html?building=EV

Wheelchair accessible
Gender neutral bathrooms: S3.408, S2.408, 1.42, 2.406, 2.608, 3.408, 3.608

Shani Mootoo is the much-loved author of the novels Cereus Blooms at Night , which was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and longlisted
for the Man Booker Prize; He Drown She in the Sea , which was longlisted for the Dublin IMPAC Literary Award; and Valmiki’s
Daughter , which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Mootoo was born in Ireland and grew up in Trinidad. She immigrated
to Vancouver more than thirty years ago, and now lives near Toronto. Her new novel, Polar Vortex Book*hug Press) is out this month.

Helen Humphreys is the award-winning author of eight novels, four works of creative non- fiction, and four books of poetry. Her
writing has been published internationally and optioned for film, theatre, opera, and television. She lives and writes in Kingston,
Ontario.