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Reading and Q-and-A with author Alicia Elliott

Please join us for a reading and Q-and-A with Alicia Elliott, author of the national bestseller A Mind Spread Out on the Ground, Nov. 16, 11 a.m. to noon, in the Fireside Reading Room at Frost Library, Glendon College. The event is open to the public and will take place in English.

Elliott is a Mohawk writer living in Brantford, Ontario. She has written for The Globe and MailCBCHazlitt and many others. She’s had essays nominated for National Magazine Awards for three straight years, winning Gold in 2017, and her short fiction was selected for Best American Short Stories 2018, Best Canadian Stories 2018, and Journey Prize Stories 30. She was chosen by Tanya Talaga as the 2018 recipient of the RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. Her first book, A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, is a national bestseller.

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This event is co-sponsored by the English department’s Certificate in Creative Writing across Contexts; the Indigenous, Black, and Racialized Guest Speakers Fund; and York libraries


Nov 16 2022


11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Glendon Campus
Frost Library


York University Libraries
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