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2021 Sage Hill Summer Reading Series

 
Many thanks to everyone who joined us for the Sage Hill Summer Reading Series!

Thank you to 2021 Sage Hill Summer faculty for sharing their work!

Gratitude to Jordan Abel for the thoughtful Kroetsch Keynote.
 
If you missed the readings or want to enjoy them again, you can view them here:
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READING #1: RECORDING LINK
 
Readings by:
Micheline Maylor, Yasuko Thanh, Lorri Neilsen Glenn
 
Recording link
 
READING #2: RECORDING LINK
 
Kroetsch Keynote by Jordan Abel
Reading by Catherine Banks
Music by Tariq Hussain 
 
 
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Jordan Abel is a Nisga’a writer from Vancouver. He is the author of The Place of Scraps (winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize), Un/inhabited, and Injun (winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize). Abel’s latest project NISHGA (forthcoming from McClelland & Stewart in 2021) is a deeply personal and autobiographical book that attempts to address the complications of contemporary Indigenous existence and the often invisible intergenerational impact of residential schools. Abel’s work has recently been anthologized in The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century (Hayward), The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry (Anstruther), Best Canadian Poetry (Tightrope), Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene (Wesleyan), and The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation (ARP). Abel’s work has been published in numerous journals and magazines—including Canadian LiteratureThe Capilano Review, and Poetry Is Dead—and his visual poetry has been included in exhibitions at the Polygon Gallery, UNITT/PITT Gallery, and the Oslo Pilot Project Room in Oslo, Norway. Abel recently completed a PhD at Simon Fraser University, and is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta where he teaches Indigenous Literatures and Creative Writing.
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Many thanks to our funders and sponsors: SK ArtsSaskCultureCanada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada, The League of Canadian Poets & FriesenPress.
 
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