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Ivan Coyote and Zalika Reid-Benta: In Conversation

Thursday, November 11, 2021
7:00 pm
Virtual event on Zoom

The Words Festival and the Active Voice Performance Series is very pleased to present Western Alice Munro Creativity Chair Ivan Coyote and Western Writer-in-Residence Zalika Reid-Benta!

Ivan Coyote & Zalika Reid-Benta: In Conversation

11 November 2021, 7PM

Registration is free to all!

Please join us for this free and public performance series, which will bring some very exciting and compelling artists right to your own screens at home. Join writer and storyteller and Alice Munro Chair in Creativity Ivan Coyote as they welcome some of their favourite performers and makers to the virtual stage to share their songs and stories with you in this intimate and compelling investigation into the creative hearts of some of the finest contemporary voices working in their fields today.

This Words Festival edition of Active Voice Series will feature readings from both Ivan Coyote and Western Writer-in-Residence Zalika Reid-Benta whose debut story collection, Frying Plantain, won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award and the Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Literary Fiction.

Our event is funded with the generous assistance of the University of Western Ontario's Hume Cronyn Fund, Department of English and Writing Studies, and the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities. Time Nov 11, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Ivan Coyote
Joshua D. Lambier

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