Glad Day Bookshop
499 Church Street, Toronto
Join us for this very special event of readings from the best Emerging Indigenous Writers! Doors open at 6:30p and readings begin at 7:00p. Enormous thanks to our guest curator, Alicia Elliott, for selecting these exceptional writers:
LAURA LAWSON Laura Lawson is Mohawk (turtle clan) and a member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. A former journalist, she loves to tell other people’s stories – and occasionally her own.
TYLER SLOAN Tyler J Sloane is a multidisciplinary theatre/performance artist. Their mandate is to emphasize marginalized voices that intersect: race; fluid sexualities; trans, non-binary, and fluid gender expressions; non-monogamous relationships; and class.
JAYDA MARLEY Jayda Marley is a Queer Femme Afro-Indigenous poet from Tkaronto, who uses her words to bend stereotypes & teach youth across Turtle Island how to use their voice for good in their communities.
KAHSENNIYO Bio forthcoming.
ASHLEY HYND Ashley Hynd was longlisted for CBC Poetry Prize (2018), shortlisted for Arc Poem of the Year (2018), and won Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize (2017). Her Hobbies Include trampling the patriarchy, avoiding doing the dishes and getting lost in conversations.