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.
A craft talk on the process of sourcing lyrics in poetryread more
by William Wai Liang Tham. Leanne Dunic’s collection of lyric-poetry drew on her heritage and defied conventions. It piqued my interest when I first heard her reading from it last year. Yet I waited until recently to read it, finally opening the book on the Skytrain...read more
[Word Vancouver] Opening New Frontiers: The Art of Self-Publishing & Traditional Publishing – Friday, September 28, 2018
Presented by: Historic Joy Kogawa House Location: Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450 West 64th Ave. Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 pm With: William Tham, Vincent Ternida & Cynda Yeasting Eventbrite...read more