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Burning Province
Recent and Upcoming Events (2021-22)

April 7, 2022 - 7:30 PM, E.T.

NC State University Department of English
Raleigh, NC (online event)
(Attendance by invitation.)

April 5, 2022 - 5 PM, E.T.

Montreal International Poetry Prize &
McGill University Department of English
Montreal, QC (online event)
with Heather Christie and Cameron Awkward-Rich

Register to attend here.

January 29, 2022 - 10 AM, C.T.

Saskatchewan Writers Guild
Regina, SK (online event)
An interactive poetry class on memory and form. 

January 25, 2022 - 7 PM, E.T.

Georgetown University
Washington DC (online event)
Moderated by Carolyn Forché

Register to attend here.

November 24, 2021 - 7 PM, P.T.

BC & Yukon Book Prizes
(online event)
with Shaena Lambert and Eve Lazarus; moderated by Fiona Tinwei Lam

Register to attend here.

November 18, 2021 - 9 PM, E.T.

VERSeFest Poetry Festival
Ottawa, ON (online event)
with Donna Kane, Michaël Trahan, and Sylvia Legris; hosted by David O'Meara and Eric Charlebois

November 11, 2021 - 5 PM

Cornell University Department of Literatures in English
Ithaca, NY

The Philip Freund Prize for Creative Writing Alumni Reading

with Julie Phillips Brown, Renia White, and Lena Nguyen 

September 25, 2021 - 6:30 PM, P.T.

BC & Yukon Book Prizes
(online event)

BC & Yukon Book Prizes 2021 Gala and Viewing Party



September 22, 2021 - 5:30 PM, E.T.

The Word on the Street Book Festival
Toronto, ON (online event)
Panelist, with Larissa Lai and SJ Sindu; moderated by Christine Kim

Register to attend here.

May 15, 2021 - 12 PM, P.T.

Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC (online event)
with David A. Robertson, J.B. McKinnon, Elizabeth Boyle, and Genki Ferguson


March 6, 2021 - 3 PM, E.T.

National Association of Japanese Canadians
Toronto, ON (online event)
Guest Speaker
Past Events (2020)

November 19, 2020 - 5 PM, P.T.

Massy Books
Vancouver, BC (online event)
Guest Reader, with Kayla Czaga

November 18, 2020 - 7:30 PM, P.T.

Vancouver, BC (online event)
with Kate Flaherty 

November 10, 2020 - 7 PM, E.T.

York University
Toronto, ON (online event)
Keynote Speaker

October 3, 2020 - 1 PM, P.T.

Victoria Festival of Authors
Victoria, BC (online event)
Panelist, with Amanda Leduc and Jesse Thistle; moderated by Carla Funk

September 26, 2020 - 7 PM, P.T.

Word Vancouver Literary Festival
Vancouver, BC (online event)
Panelist, with Chantal Gibson and Francine Cunningham; moderated by Heidi Greco

September 24, 2020 - 7 PM, E.T.

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY (online event, via eCornell)
Keynote Speaker

June 23, 2020 - 7:30 PM, E.T.

National Association of Japanese Canadians
Toronto, ON (online event)
with Matt Miwa and Julie Tamiko Manning; moderated by Kerri Sakamoto

May 1, 2020 - 7:30 PM, E.T.

Buffalo Street Books
Ithaca, NY (online event)
Reading and Discussion


April 2, 2020 - 5 PM 

Next Chapter Booksellers
Saint Paul, MN

US Book Launch for Burning Province

with Eduardo C. Corral


March 27, 2020 - 7:30 PM 

knife | fork | book
Toronto, ON
with Jacob McArthur Mooney and Mathew Henderson


March 26, 2020 - 7 PM 

Art Gallery of Ontario
Toronto, ON
with Nancy Lee, Canisia Lubrin, and Noor Naga
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