We are absolutely thrilled to announce our first reading of this season -- the first season in a couple of years for The Reading Series at St. Jerome's!
Our theme for this year is Coming Back/Home. And what better way to kick it off than to welcome an author who is one of our own: an alumna of UWaterloo who published her first book of poems with Brick last Septmber.
Manahil Bandukwala will be reading for us on Friday 21 October at 4:30pm in SJ2 1002.The reading is free and all are welcome. Hope to see you there! And please spread the word!
Manahil Bandukwala is a writer and visual
artist originally from Pakistan and now settled in Canada. In 2021, she was
shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award. She works as Coordinating Editor
for Arc Poetry Magazine, and is
Digital Content Editor for Canthius.
She is a member of Ottawa-based collaborative writing group VII. Her project Reth aur Reghistan is a
multidisciplinary exploration of folklore from Pakistan interpreted through
poetry and sculpture. She holds an MA in English from the University of
Waterloo. Her debut poetry collection is MO