Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Place: The Almanac Gastropub & Cocktails
Address: 10351 82 Ave (Whyte Ave) Edmonton
Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike is a PhD Candidate and Vanier Scholar at the English and Film Studies department at the University of Alberta. He was one of the winners of the Commonwealth Short Story Competition and has twice been shortlisted for the Nigeria Prize for Literature. Currently, his research is focused on representations of masculinities in contemporary Nigerian fiction.
Kat Cameron is the author of Strange Labyrinth (2015) and The Eater of Dreams (Thistledown Press, 2019). Her poetry and short stories have appeared in over fifty journals and anthologies in Canada and the United States, including The Antigonish Review, Beyond Forgetting: Celebrating 100 Years of Al Purdy, CV2, Descant, Forage, Heavy Feather Review, Grain, NonBinary Review, Prairie Fire, Room, and 40 Below: Volume 2. Her short story “Dancing the Requiem” won Prairie Fire’s 2018 fiction contest. She teaches English and creative writing at Concordia University of Edmonton.