Funny Feminists

Punch up at the patriarchy with an afternoon of witty poetry and prose featuring some of the most incisive and hilarious writers in the country—Ivan Coyote, Lucas Crawford, Molly Cross-Blanchard, Jo Dworkshack, Eden Robinson, Hana Shafi, and Lindsay Wong. Hosted by Samantha Nock (host of the podcast Heavy Content).

Event Type: Reading
Red Gate Revue Stage
Date: Sunday, March 10, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: Pay What You Can (recommended: $12.50)
ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2019


Ivan Coyote is the author of eleven books, the creator of four short films, six full-length live shows, and three albums that combine storytelling with music.


Lucas Crawford, genderqueer disabled poet, wrote Sideshow Concessions, The High Line Scavenger Hunt, and Belated Bris of the Brainsick (Fall 2019). Lucas teaches at UNB and is from rural NS.

Molly Cross-Blanchard is a Métis writer, MFA student at UBC, editor at PRISM international, and author of the chapbook I Don’t Want to Tell You.

Award-winning storyteller, entrepreneur, broadcaster and SFU Writer’s Studio graduate Jo Dworshak produces the monthly show Story Story Lie  at The Rio Theatre.


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.


Hana Shafi is a writer and artist who illustrates under the name Frizz Kid. Known on Instagram for her weekly affirmation series, she is also the recipient of the Women Who Inspire Award, from the Canadian Council for Muslim Women.


Lindsay Wong holds a BFA in Creative Writing from The University of British Columbia and a MFA in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University in New York City. The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug-Raids, Demons, And My Crazy Chinese Family is her debut memoir.


Samantha Nock is a Cree-Métis poet, writer, and podcast host from Dawson Creek, BC. Her family originally comes from Ile-a-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan.