Vivek Shraya - artist, filmmaker, musician, and the author of the books God Loves Hair
and She of the Mountains
- launches his debut poetry collection even this page is white
in Toronto on April 19.
The event features Toronto-based poet and critic Jacqueline Valencia and Queer/Two-Spirited poet Gile Benaway.
even this page is white
is a bold, timely, and personal interrogation of skin -- its origins, functions, and limitations. Poems that range in style from starkly concrete to limber break down the barriers that prevent understanding of what it means to be racialized. Shraya paints the face of everyday racism with words, rendering it visible, tangible, and undeniable.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto
A FREE EVENT
For more information, see the Facebook event page here