Guide Dog Puppy Back Garden Gathering

Guide Dog Puppy Back Garden Gathering

Guest post by Alexis Leona There is no better way to mark a new phase in the coronavirus pandemic than an in-person puppy meeting in the back garden. Puppies! Lessons learned from raising a puppy with a purpose was a meeting of community guests, guide dog puppy...
QueerAsian Summer Writing Workshops

QueerAsian Summer Writing Workshops

Join Joy Kogawa House for a summer series of 6 writing workshops for LGBTQIA+ Asian writers (at any level of experience) aimed at exploring the complexity of issues arising throughout the pandemic including (but not limited to) isolation, grief and resilience, anti-Asian racism, anti-Black racism, Indigenous rights, Palestinian rights in the Middle East crisis, colonization and white supremacy. Pride, body-positivity, and sex-positivity will also figure prominently in the workshops.

On Writing and Power

On Writing and Power

We invite you to join us for Dear Reader: Letters as Inspiration for Creative Writing, session two. Workshop participants will read their letters along with local writers and poets during an evening of reading and conversation. With guests authors Nilofar Shidmehr and...