The public and book clubs are welcome to these free events.
Metred visitors' parking on-site.
Map and directions to Fanshawe's London Campus.

George Bowering

Thursday, September 21, 2017
2 to 3 p.m.
Room M3041, London Campus

George Bowering is one of Canada’s most prolific, influential, and distinguished writers, whose work has been recognized with many literary honours, including the Governor General’s Award for both poetry and fiction. Bowering served as Canada’s first Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Visit www.georgebowering.com.

George Elliott Clarke

Thursday, October 5, 2017
2 to 3 p.m.
Room M3041, London Campus

George Elliott Clarke is an award-winning poet, playwright, and cultural critic, who is currently serving as Canada’s Poet Laureate. In addition to his role as our national poet, he is also a distinguished scholar and champion of Canadian literature. Visit lop.parl.ca/About/Parliament/Poet/current-poet-laureate-e.html.

Ayelet Tsabari

Thursday, February 8, 2018
2 to 3 p.m.
Room A2004, London Campus

The Israeli-Canadian writer and photographer Ayelet Tsabari began writing in English in 2006, and her first book, the short story collection The Best Place on Earth, was published to wide acclaim in 2015. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto, and her memoir The Art of Leaving is forthcoming in 2019. Visit www.ayelettsabari.com.

David White

Thursday, February 22, 2018
2 to 3 p.m.
Room B2034, London Campus

David White is the author of the poetry collection The Lark Ascending (2017, Pedlar Press). He teaches writing and theatre history at Fanshawe College. Visit open-book.ca/News/Special-Feature-Pedlar-Press-Interviews-David-White.

Susan Marshall

Thursday, March 1, 2018
2 to 3 p.m.
Room B2034, London Campus

Susan Marshall is a Toronto-based author whose debut Young Adult novel, NemeSIS, was published in 2017. Visit bluemoonpublishers.com/books-and-authors/susan-marshall.

Holly Painter

Thursday, March 15, 2018
2 to 3 p.m.
Room B2034, London Campus

Holly Painter is an engaging and inspiring spoken word poet and public speaker who regularly works with students and community organizations across Ontario. She is a poetry slam champion, and was recognized for her leading role in the London arts community in the 2016 London Mayor’s Honour List. Visit www.hollypainterpoetry.com.

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