Canadian Writing Comes to You -- Live!
The Reading Series has been bringing cutting-edge Canadian writers to St. Jerome's University since 1984.
Each year we strive to offer a range in our slate of visiting writers: well-established and up-and-coming, from the local area and from sea to sea, working in verse and prose and beyond. Experimental and traditional, serious and playful, beautiful and stark, cynical and celebratory -- come and sample the wealth and variety that is Canadian literature today.
These readings are special opportunities to get inside the book -- to hear writers read their own words, and speak about their own writing. Every reading includes an open question and answer session.
All readings are free and open to the public.St. Jerome's is located at 290 Westmount Road North, Waterloo, Ontario.
26 October 2019
Deanna Young reads 22 November!
Maya Victoria Venters will be the opening act.
Please join us on Friday 22 November at 4:30pm in SJ1 3027.
is the author of four books of poetry. House Dreams (2014) was nominated for numerous awards, including the Ottawa Book Award and the Trillium Book Award for Poetry. he lives in Ottawa where she works as an editor and teaches poetry privately. In 2019 she was named Ottawa's English Poet Laureate for a two-year term.