Creative Writing faculty member Sara Graefe will be on the road in the coming weeks, launching her new CNF collection, Swelling with Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories in various Canadian cities in events featuring readings with locally-based contributors. The book includes nonfiction stories by 25 LGBTQ+ writers from across Canada and the US, and features work by several UBC MFA Creative Writing alumni: andrea bennett, Caitlin Crawshaw and Natalie Meisner. Please come out to an event near you — Sara would love to have the opportunity to say hello and connect with current MFA students and alumni.
Toronto – Naked Heart LGBTQ Festival of Words – Glad Day Bookshop – Saturday, November 10, 3:45 pm
Kingston – Novel Idea bookstore – Monday, November 12, 7 pm
Montreal – La Petite Drawn and Quarterly – Tuesday, November 13, 7 pm
Ottawa – Octopus Books – Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm
Sunshine Coast – Gibsons Public Library – Saturday, November 17, 1:30 pm
Vancouver – Massy Books – Friday, November 30, 7 pm
Nanaimo – joint Dagger Editions launch with Poet Laureate Tina Biello – Nanaimo Public Library – Saturday, December 8, 1 pm