Poetry Reading and Discussion with Amber Dawn

March 5, 2021

The Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity and Virtual Canadian Authors Series invite you to attend a reading by Amber Dawn, and if there is time, a question and answer period.

Amber Dawn is a writer and creative facilitator, living on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations (Vancouver, Canada). Her debut novel, Sub Rosa (2010), won the Lambda Literary Award for Debut Lesbian Fiction and the Writers’ Trust of Canada Dayne Ogilvie Prize. Her memoir, How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir (2013), won the Vancouver Book Award. Her poetry collection, Where the words end and my body begins (2015), was a finalist for the BC Book Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Her sophomore novel, Sodom Road Exit (2018), was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the BC Book Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and a Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.

She is the editor of three anthologies, including With A Rough Tongue: Femmes Write Porn (co-ed. Trish Kelly, 2005), Fist of the Spider Women: Fear and Queer Desire (2009), and Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers’ Poetry (co-ed. Justin Ducharme, 2019). All of her books are published with Arsenal Pulp Press.

This event will be delivered via Zoom.

Meeting ID: 936 1071 2359
Passcode: 678778


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This event is part of Pride Week 2021, where MacEwan University recognizes and celebrates the diversity of our LGBTQ2S+ students, faculty, staff and allies.

MacEwan’s Pride Week 2021 is proudly supported in collaboration with the MacEwan Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity, NAIT, NorQuest College, Concordia University of Edmonton and TD Bank Group.


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Event Details

Date March 5, 2021
Start Time 10:00 a.m.
End Time 11:00 a.m.
Location Online
Event Type Performance/Recital
Contact Person Chris Hutchinson
Contact Phone 780-497-4774
Contact Email hutchinsonc5@macewan.ca
Event Website Visit Site