Court Approves Sale of Kogawa House

Court Approves Sale of Kogawa House

Vancouver, BC – The Land Conservancy of B.C. (TLC) on Friday, October 28, received Supreme Court of B.C. approval to transfer the Historic Joy Kogawa House to the City of Vancouver. Located in Vancouver’s Marpole neighbourhood, the house is the childhood home of...
Reminder for This Saturday!

Reminder for This Saturday!

Please join us on Saturday, October 29, at our annual general meeting to hear what’s new, meet our members, mingle with friends, and help us make Historic Joy Kogawa House a heritage and cultural space that we can be proud of, and have access to, for generations to...
Our new writer-in-residence

Our new writer-in-residence

Although Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall has lived in Toronto for the past 10 years, and Montreal for the decade before that, he grew up in Vancouver. Bishop-Stall has been working as an author, freelance journalist, and teacher for more than 20 years. His work has appeared in most major publications in Canada, including Maclean’s, Walrus, and Saturday Night.

What’s New?

What’s New?

Farewell to Tom Cho and Jackie Wykes, who on April 6 moved on to a three-month residency in picturesque Blairmore, Alberta. They take up residence in the former studio of the photographer Thomas Gushul, in a competitive residency supporting both writers and visual artists through the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge.

Applications for Paid Writer-in-Residence – Closing February 1, 2016

Applications for Paid Writer-in-Residence – Closing February 1, 2016

For the first time in four years, we are offering a paid three-month residency at Historic Joy Kogawa House, the childhood home of Joy Kogawa, one of Canada’s most important and esteemed authors. This is the only paid residency opportunity we will be offering for 2016.

Applications are open now, and are due by 12:00 midnight, Monday, February 1, 2016.

Find out more about the residency program and submit your application soon!

Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to the new website for Historic Joy Kogawa House!

After about a month of redevelopment, we’re proud to unveil this new website, with the promise of more features to come. We’re launching a revitalized website to coincide with our open call for applications to our 2016 residencies program. Preliminary applications are due Monday, February 1…