Canadian poet Gary Geddes is visiting UTSC! Join the class of ENGB06 (Canadian Literature I: First Words to 1900) in BV363 on Thursday, October 10 from 2:00-3:00pm. This reading is free and open to the public!
About the Poet: Gary Geddes has written and edited 50 books of poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, criticism, translation, and anthologies and won more than a dozen national and international literary awards, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Americas Region), the Lt-Governor's Award for Literary Excellence, and the Gabriela Mistral Prize. His non-fiction books include Letters from Managua, Sailing Home, Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things, Drink the Bitter Root. and Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care. His most recent books of poetry are Falsework, Swimming Ginger, What Does A House Want? and The Resumption of Play. He is considered one of Canada’s most distinguished poets and intellectuals, in demand as a reader and speaker worldwide. He lives on Thetis Island, BC with his wife, the novelist Ann Eriksson.