Canisia Lubrin

Canisia Lubrin

Canisia Lubrin’s (MFA) writing has appeared published in literary journals including Room, The Puritan, This Magazine, Arc, CV2 and The City Series #3: Toronto Anthology. She won the President’s Prize in poetry and the Sylvia Ellen Hirsch Memorial Award in creative writing from York University. Her début collection of poems, Voodoo Hypothesis (Wolsak and Wynn) was released in fall of 2017.

Politics and Advocacy in Writing

Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

Writing has always been a political act, but now more than ever writers have the potential to play a strong role in advocacy, activism, and social justice. This panel will explore the necessity and efficacy of activating a political view and exploring current societal issues through narrative. Moderated by Judy Rebick.

Community Building / Le renforcement des collectivités Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture
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LCP Feminist Caucus: Remembering Forward

Main Loft, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

Join the League of Canadian Poets’ Feminist Caucus for their annual panel presentation and chapbook launch. This year, panelists Lillian Allen, Gwen Benaway, Anne Burke, Canisia Lubrin, Lee Maracle, and Charlie C. Petch discuss on the topic of “Remembering Forward” — how feminist visions, ideals, and objectives change over time. This event will also launch […]

Community Building / Le renforcement des collectivités
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Feminism, Race, and Community Building

Market Tent C

This is a roundtable discussion on diasporic anti-black racism in brown communities and vice versa an anti-brown sentiment in black communities. What does actual allyship look like between communities? Further, how does feminism and community building play a role in building this allyship? Moderated by Sharanpal Ruprai.

Community Building / Le renforcement des collectivités
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