Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Early in 2019, the Historic Joy Kogawa House Society plans to undertake a conservation project to restore the sunroom and living room at Historic Joy Kogawa House. We have $75,000 in funding from the BC Museums Association in the form of a BC | Canada 150 project...
The White Angel with John MacLachlan Gray

The White Angel with John MacLachlan Gray

How the 1924 death of a Scottish nanny and charges against her co-worker, Wong Foon Sing, exposed attitudes toward race, class, and gender dominant in 1920s Vancouver “It takes a distinct talent to turn factual murder into fiction and playwright (Billy Bishop Goes to...
Deeper and Higher

Deeper and Higher

Exploring Identity and Transcendence with C. E. Gatchalian Creating literary works about identity – whether it be racial, cultural, sexual, gender, ability, etc. or any combination of the above – can be challenging. Is one writing for a general audience,...
Naomi’s Tree Event for Families

Naomi’s Tree Event for Families

Children and parents are invited to attend a free event at Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450 West 64th Avenue, on Monday, November 13, at 4:30pm. Come to the cherry tree in the laneway behind the house, where author Joy Kogawa will read from her children’s picture book...
2017 Annual General Meeting

2017 Annual General Meeting

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017 Time: 7:30pm Location: Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver Please join us for our annual general meeting. We’ll be reporting on the many excellent writers-in-residence, public programs, and school tours hosted in...