Writing Water Futures: Ceremonies and Science Fiction

Readings and conversations with Nina Munteanu and Gwen Benaway two Toronto-based writers exploring the meaning of water in their work

Location
The Atrium at New College, 45 Willcocks, Toronto Ontario

justin.langille@mail.utoronto.ca

Join us for readings and conversation between Gwen Benaway and Nina Munteanu, two Toronto-based writers exploring the meaning of water in their works. University of Toronto anthropologist Kristen Bos will moderate a discussion between Munteanu and Benaway on their process and the significance of creative writing about the meaning of water today. Gwen Benaway will read from her 2015 book Passage, her second collection of poetry. Nina Munteanu will read from her 2016 book Water Is… The Meaning of Water….

About the authors

Gwen Benaway is a trans girl poet of Anishinaabe and Métis descent. She has published two collections of poetry, Ceremonies for the Dead and Passage, and her third collection, Holy Wild, is forthcoming from BookThug in 2018.

Nina Munteanu is a Canadian ecologist and internationally published novelist of science fiction and fantasy. In addition to eight published novels, Nina has written award-nominated short stories, articles and non-fiction books.