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.

Naomi’s Tree Event for Families

Naomi’s Tree Event for Families

You’re Invited! Children and parents are invited to attend a free event at Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450 West 64th Avenue, on Monday, November 13, at 4:30pm. Come to the cherry tree in the laneway behind the house, where author Joy Kogawa will read from her...
A Long-Awaited Hug

A Long-Awaited Hug

Love pours down on Joy Kogawa’s cherry tree Sometimes all you have to do is ask. Earlier this winter volunteers at Historic Joy Kogawa House asked knitters from across Vancouver to help them cheer up the dying cherry tree that stands just outside the back gate at 1450...