Canadian Authors – Metro Vancouver: Danny Ramadan, Own Voices and Writer Identities

Syrian-Canadian author Danny Ramadan published his first collection of short stories at the age of 19, and worked as a journalist in Syria, Lebanon and Egypt before resettling in Canada. Join this celebrated author as he discusses Own Voices, citing his various writer identities, including former refugee and queer person. Danny will also discuss craft,…

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LiterASIAN: Writing Nusantara – Transcending Language and Borders

This year’s festival GlobalAsian: from Grassroots to Globalization features authors and cultural activists from not only Canada, but across the Asian diaspora. As “Asian” cannot easily be defined within geographical borders of one continent, but rather a conceptual collection of experiences and memories, LiterASIAN shines a spotlight that critically examines what it means to be a storyteller…

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