The Capilano Review is pleased to present a reading by TCR contributors Mallory Amirault, Joy Gyamfi, and Evan Ducharme at this year’s Word Vancouver. Now in its 25th year, the festival celebrates reading and literacy through its week-long programs and events, all held at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch. We’ll also be tabling our wares from 11am-5pm on Sunday, so be sure to drop by.
Magazine Stage: The Capilano Review
Sunday, September 29, 2019
12:35 – 1:35 pm
Library Square, 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
With readings by
Currently living on unceded Coast Salish territories of the Skwxwú7mesh, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ nations, Acadian Mi’kmaw artist, Mallory Amirault was born in Mi’kma’ki, Nova Scotia, whose ancestry and inspiration belongs to the Gespugwi’tg district of Yarmouth, otherwise known as the lobster’s ass when referring to the shape of the province.
Joy Gyamfi is a black, queer writer and photographer from Ghana. She is most likely to be found on Tinder dates at the Art Gallery. Her work has appeared in The Garden Statuary, SAD Mag, and The Capilano Review. You can find out more at roughclub.ca.
Evan Ducharme is a Metis artist with ancestral ties to the Cree, Ojibwe, and Saulteaux peoples, and is from the historic Metis community of St. Ambroise, Manitoba (Treaty 1 Territory). His work explores Metis identity and its cultural iconography, with particular focus on creating images of contemporary Indigeneity, reclamation of Indigenous sexualities, and a commitment to environmentally conscious practices. Evan is also a co-host of the bi-weekly Fashion Hags podcast. His work has been featured in Discorder Magazine, National Geographic, FASHION Magazine, and Vogue.com. Ducharme currently lives and creates with gratitude on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Tsleil Waututh, and Squamish Peoples (Vancouver, BC, Canada).