Fauzia Rafiq comes to Historic Joy Kogawa House Nov 13
1450 West 64th Ave.
Rafiq — Writing for Social Change
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
own voice, which follows her journey from village, to Lahore, to Toronto
finally, Surrey. Novelist Tariq Malik, a
member of the Kogawa House Board , will host the event with me.
launches her collection of essays on the
life and work of Joy Kogawa, Joy Kogawa,
Essays on Her Works (Guernica). Wilson has contributed three
an extensive Kogawa bibliography to the book. Several of the writers
present, as will Joy Kogawa.