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Vivek Shraya in Conversation: What I’ve learned as an artist and activist in 10 years

December 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us as Vivek Shraya reflects on her journey and experience as a multidisciplinary trans, queer artist of colour since self-publishing her first book, God Loves Hair in 2010. Engage in a reading, discussion and Q&A!

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ivek Shraya is an artist whose body of work crosses the boundaries of music, literature, visual art, theatre, and film. Her best-selling book I’m Afraid of Men was her­ald­ed by Vanity Fair as “cultural rocket fuel,” and her album with Queer Songbook Orchestra, Part‑Time Woman, was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize. She is also the founder of the publishing imprint VS. Books. A six-time Lambda Literary Award finalist, Vivek was a Pride Toronto Grand Marshal and was featured on The Globe and Mail’s Best Dressed list. She is a director on the board of the Tegan and Sara Foundation, an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Calgary, and is currently adapting her debut play, How To Fail As A Popstar, into a television pilot script with the support of CBC.

 

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