Join us on Thursday, November 5, 2009 2-4pm, in the third floor classroom of the Carnegie Centre at Hastings and Main Streets in Vancouver, to hear guest speaker and poet Fiona Tinwei Lam.
Fiona will read from her new book of poetry Enter the Chrysanthemum, lead writing prompts and discuss the writing life. Everyone is welcome.
Fiona Tinwei Lam’s work has been published in literary magazines across Canada (The New Quarterly, The Antigonish Review, Room, Prism International, The Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire, Grain, CV2, Event, Canadian Literature, Descant among others) and in over a dozen anthologies (Canada, U.S. and Hong Kong). Her work has also appeared on CBC Radio and in The Globe & Mail. Her first book of poetry, Intimate Distances was a finalist for the Vancouver Book Award. She is a co-editor of and contributor to the anthology, Lives: Writing and Mothering, published by McGill-Queens University Press. Her latest book of poetry is Enter the Chrysanthemum. More information is available on the author’s website: http://fionalam.net/