TLC The Land Conservancy of BC is hosting an up-close and personal reading and book signing with award-winning Canadian author and poet, Joy Kogawa at Chapters on Robson. Kogawa will read from her second novel now retitled Emily Kato. Other guest speakers will include Roy Miki, Governor General Award Winner for Poetry, and Daphne Marlatt, Canadian novelist and poet. This event is part of TLC’s awareness and fundraising campaign to save Joy Kogawa’s childhood home in Vancouver.
TLC/Save Kogawa House press conference was held on December 2, 2005, featuring speakers Joy Kogawa, Bill Turner (The Land Conservancy), Ann-Marie Metten (Save Kogawa House Committee, Diane Switzer (Vancouver Heritage Foundation), Susan Bissonette (Heritage Vancouver), and Suzanne Anton (Vancouver City Councillor).