Dream Me a Dream: Literary Futurisms

The future is just a dream that hasn’t happened yet. Sometimes, these dreams are nightmares, things we have to reckon with. And sometimes, these dreams imagine futures with joy, celebration, and love. Join Eden Robinson, Brandi Bird, and Serena Bhandar as they show you their dreamed realities and imagined futures beyond the world we live in now. Moderated by Jessica Johns.

Event Type: Panel
Venue: 
Annex Theatre
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Cost: Pay What You Can (recommended: $12.50)
ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2019

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Panelists

Serena Lukas Bhandar is a brown/queer/genderfluid essayist and collaborateur in decolonial transgressive art. Her writing comprises (in unequal parts): faction, mythopoeia, and solarpunk.

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Brandi Bird is a Two-Spirit Saulteaux and Cree poet currently living and learning on Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh territory. They study Creative Writing at Douglas College.

Eden Robinson is a Haisla/Heiltsuk author who grew up in Haisla, British Columbia.  Her novel Son of a Trickster was shortlisted for The Giller Prize.  Her latest novel is Trickster Drift.

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Moderator

Jessica Johns is nehiyaw and a member of Sucker Creek First Nation in Treaty 8 territory in northern Alberta. She is currently living on the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.


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