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Books & Bees: Dal Reads presents a conversation with Francesca Ekwuyasi and Cooper Lee Bombardier

Books & Bees: Dal Reads presents a conversation with Francesca Ekwuyasi and Cooper Lee Bombardier

Francesca Ekwuyasi and Cooper Lee Bombardier

Join us on Zoom for a conversation between Francesca Ekwuyasi, author of this year’s Dal Reads book Butter Honey Pig Bread and author and beekeeper Cooper Lee Bombardier. 

francesca ekwuyasi is a writer and multidisciplinary artist from Lagos, Nigeria. Her work explores themes of faith, family, queerness, consumption, loneliness, and belonging. Her debut novel, Butter Honey Pig Bread was longlisted for the 2020 Giller Prize, was a finalist for CBC's 2021 Canada Reads competition, the 2021 Lambda Literary Award, the 2021 Governor General's Award, the 2021 Amazon Canada First Novel Award, and the 2021 ReLit Award.

Cooper Lee Bombardier is a queer, trans American writer and visual artist living in Canada. He is the author of the memoir-in-essays Pass With Care, a finalist for the 2021 Firecracker Award in Nonfiction. His writing appears in The Kenyon Review, The Malahat Review, Ninth Letter, CutBank, Nailed Magazine, Longreads, Narratively, BOMB, and The Rumpus; and in 19 anthologies, including the Lambda Literary Award-winning anthology, The RemedyEssays on Queer Health Issues, and the Lambda-nominated anthology, Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Speculative Fiction From Transgender Writers, which won a 2018 American Library Association Stonewall Book Award. He teaches in the MFA in Creative Nonfiction program at University of King’s College and in women and gender studies at Saint Mary’s University.

Please note: Registrants will receive the Zoom link to attend TWO HOURS before the event. 

Related LibGuide: Dal Reads: Butter Honey Pig Bread (2021/22) by Marlo MacKay

Thursday, February 10, 2022
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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