Fauzia Rafiq comes to Historic Joy Kogawa House Nov 13

Fauzia Rafiq comes to Historic Joy Kogawa House Nov 13


Historic Joy Kogawa House

1450 West 64th Ave.

Vancouver BC



Fauzia
Rafiq
    Writing for Social Change

Sunday,
November
13th


Fuazia Rafi’s
long-awaited novel, Skeena, was published in Punjabi in
Pakistan in 2007, and in Canada
last Spring. It is the story of a Muslim Canadian woman, written in
Skeena’s
own voice, which follows her journey from village, to Lahore, to Toronto
and,
finally, Surrey.  Novelist Tariq Malik, a
member of the Kogawa House Board , will host the event with me.




 


Joy
Kogawa –
Book Launch

Sunday,
November
20th


Sheena Wilson
launches her collection of essays on the
life and work of Joy Kogawa, Joy Kogawa,
Essays on Her Works
(Guernica). Wilson has contributed three
articles and
an extensive Kogawa bibliography to the book. Several of the writers
will be
present, as will Joy Kogawa.

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