Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Sponsored by the Writers’ Union of Canada, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the English Dept. at Capilano University.
The 2011 Kinder Text reading series begins on Thursday Jan. 27th, in LB321, at 11:30 am, with a reading by William New, University Killam Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia.
William New is the author of several hundred articles and reviews, academic works, textbooks, poetry, and books for children. His work for kids includes Vanilla Gorilla, Llamas in the Laundry, Dream Helmet, and his latest, The Year I was Grounded. Awards include the following: Officer, Order of Canada, 2006; Lorne Pierce Medal, 2004; and Governor General’s Award for International Canadian Studies, 2004. He was editor of Canadian Literature for several years and is editor or co-editor of several widely used anthologies, such as Modern Stories in English and A 20th Century Anthology. He is currently working on a book of poetry for adults.
Contact: Crystal Hurdle
604-986-1911 local 2420