Author Reading with Writer-in-Residence El Jones Online
This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus.
- Chad Crichton, Liaison Librarian University of Toronto Scarborough Library
The UTSC Library is pleased to join the UTSC English Department in welcoming spoken word poet and activist El Jones as our Writer-in-Residence for 2021. El Jones is a poet, educator, journalist, and abolitionist living in African Nova Scotia. She was the fifth Poet Laureate of Halifax. In 2016, El was a recipient of the Burnley “Rocky” Jones human rights award for her community work and work in prison justice. She is also a co-founder of the Black PowerHour, a live radio show with incarcerated people on CKDU that creates space for people inside to share their creative work and discuss contemporary social and political issues. Please join us for a reading with the author and a discussion of her work and creative practice. You can read more about Jones here: https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/undergraduate-experience/writer-residence-opens-art-force-advocacy.
Please note that this reading may be recorded.
- Wednesday, February 3, 2021
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.