Views to the Interior

Views to the Interior

I can’t believe my good fortune to be doing my first residency at the Joy Kogawa House. I will be living not only in Joy Kogawa’s childhood home, which has provided her and countless Canadians with so much inspiration, but I will also be living blocks away from where my mother lived in the late 1930s.

December at Kogawa House

December at Kogawa House

Drop by this Saturday, 3:00 to 6:00pm, to pick up great deals on new and used books at discount prices perfect for seasonal giving. New books, including recent titles by Asian Canadian writers (Evelyn Lau, Kevin Chong, Carrianne Leung, Jovanni Sy, Joy Kogawa), at $5. Used books are only $1.

Performance and Metaphor

Performance and Metaphor

This workshop explores the influence of performance on written text. Aspects of audience size, venue, and demographics will be discussed, as well as performance styles for particular song forms; for example, a protest song compared to a pop song or dance music. How...