What kinds of writing tactics can explain or relate high-intensity concepts such as mortality, illness, or moral injury?
Date/Time: Mar 13 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pmVancouver, Red Gate Revue Stage
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This panel will explore how extreme situations make it to the page and what choices the authors made to convey unusual circumstances.
Juliane Okot Bitek is a poet. She lives on the unceded, ancestral and the traditional lands of the Musqueam, the Squamish and the Tsleil Waututh people.
Elee Kraljii Gardiner’s books include Trauma Head, serpentine loop, V6A: Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, and Against Death: 35 Essays on Living.
Maureen Medved’s adaptation of her novel The Tracey Fragments opened the Panorama program of the 57th annual Berlinale, winning the Manfred Salzgeber Prize. Her novel Black Star came out in April 2018. She is an Associate Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia.