Gwen Benaway is of Anishinaabe and Métis descent. She has published two collections of poetry, Ceremonies for the Dead and Passage, and her third collection, What I Want is Not What I Hope For, is forthcoming in 2018. A Two-Spirited Trans poet, she has been described as the spiritual love child of Tomson Highway and Anne Sexton. In 2015, she was the recipient of the inaugural Speaker’s Award for a Young Author and in 2016 she received a Dayne Ogilvie Honour of Distinction for Emerging Queer Authors from the Writers’ Trust of Canada.
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19:00October 3, 2017
Helen Humphreys sits with Richard Thomas to discuss her latest work The Ghost Orchard!
19:30October 11, 2017
Gwen Benaway will be in Aurora on October 11th to talk about her new poetry collection, Passage.
19:00October 14, 2017
IFOA Orillia welcomes Ted Barris, Liona Boyd and Steve Burrows on October 14th!
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