Joy Kogawa & Friends – reading at Chapters on Robson, Saturday Feb 11, 2-4pm
Joy Kogawa, Roy Miki, Daphne Marlatt and Ellen Crowe-Swords are reading
at Chapters Bookstore on 788 Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver.
Daphne Marlatt is a disinguished poet and currently writer-in-residence
for Simon Fraser University. Roy Miki is a long time friend of
Joy, as well as being an English professor at SFU, and a leader in the
Japanese Canadian redress movement. Ellen Crowe-Swords is also a
writer and healer, and a long time friend of Joy's. Miki,
Crowe-Swords and Kogawa all grew up in the Japanese Canadian internment
camps, during WW2.