Welcome to Historic Joy Kogawa House
Historic Joy Kogawa House is the childhood home of Canadian author Joy Kogawa. Joy and her family lived in the house until 1942, when they were sent to an internment camp along with thousands of other Canadians of Japanese descent. Now used as a site for author residencies and literary events, the house stands as a historical reminder of the internment experience of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War, and by extension, to the experiences of diverse cultural and ethnic groups within Canadian society.
Community Conversation Open House Saturday, February 23, 2019 Drop in from 3:30–5:30PM 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver BC ABOUT: The Historic Joy Kogawa House Society is hosting a community Open House to engage with friends and neighbours to: Gather ideas for future...read more
No matter how quiet, every good poem has a gregarious underside where it kvetches, confers, and canoodles with a great many other poems. Lifting any solid piece of poetry, we’ll hear other poems and it behooves us as writers who hope to have an audience beyond our...read more
We are now accepting applications for residencies at Historic Joy Kogawa House, the childhood home of Joy Kogawa. We are looking for writers to live and work at Historic Joy Kogawa House for residencies that take place next year, in 2020. Most residencies run for two...read more