METATRON PRESENTS: IN TRANSLATION: BRIDGING OUR DIVIDE, Marcela Huerta, Daphné B. and Alex Manley, online 7pm EST

Blue Metropolis is proud to co-present this Metatron Press event as part of its 2021 Festival’s NEXT program. In Translation: Bridging Our Divide is a bilingual reading, book launch, and conversation that will bring together Marcela Huerta, Daphné B. and Alex Manley, three Montreal-based authors from francophone and anglophone writing scenes, to read from and engage in a dialogue about their work and experiences in and with translation.

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A Map to the Door of No Return at 20: A Gathering, Nov 3-6

A Map to the Door of No Return at 20: A Gathering” is a 4-day virtual webinar/seminar and participatory workshop from November 3-6, 2021, that celebrates and marks the 20th anniversary of Dionne Brand’s highly influential book, A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging. The workshop will bring into conversation a diverse, interdisciplinary, and international group of established and emerging scholars, graduate students, and artists who work in creative and groundbreaking ways in Black Studies, geography, dance, poetry, fiction, performance, visual, and performing arts.”

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poetry in canada, online, 5pm ET / 2pm PT

Launch of new project to create a space for writers, educators, visitors, and poetry enthusiasts alike to share, research, perform, and cultivate widespread appreciation for poetry. With readings by Larissa Lai, rob mclennan, Joanne Arnott, and Erin Mouré.

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