Billy-Ray Belcourt reads at TIA House!
March 6, 2018
12pm – 1pm
Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. He is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar and holds a M. St. in Women’s Studies from the University of Oxford. In 2016, he was named one of six Indigenous writers to watch by CBC Books. He was the winner of the 2016 P.K. Page Founder’s Award for Poetry. Named by CBC Books (via Tracey Lindberg) as one of six Indigenous writers to watch, his work has been published in Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry, Decolonization, Red Rising Magazine, mâmawi-âcimowak, SAD Mag, Yellow Medicine Review, The Malahat Review, PRISM International, and The Next Quarterly. His debut collection of poems, THIS WOUND IS A WORLD was published by Frontenac House in 2017.
A light lunch will be served.
The Insurgent Architects’ House for Creative Writing
Social Sciences Tower 1059, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
With support of the Office of Academic Indigenization at MRU, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Canada Research Chairs Program, the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary, and the Department of English at the University of Calgary