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The Reading Series - Deanna Young
The Reading Series - Deanna Young
Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Time: 04:30 PM
Location: St. Jerome's University, SJ1, 3027

The Reading Series has been bringing cutting-edge Canadian writers to St. Jerome's University for many years.

Each year organizers strive to offer a range 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, sceptical 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 -- followed by an open question and answer session.


We hope that you will join us on November 22nd as we welcome Deanna Young!


Deanna Young
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Deanna Young 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. Reunion (2018) was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award and the Archibald Lampman Award. Born in Lucan, Ontario, she 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.


Click here to find out more about the series.