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Gwen Benaway

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.

Past Events

  • Sunday October 29, 2017

  • Wednesday October 11, 2017

    • IFOA Aurora

      Cost: FREE

      Gwen Benaway will be in Aurora on October 11th to talk about her new poetry collection, Passage.

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