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Thu Apr 05, 2018 - Fri Apr 06, 2018
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NIC Presents Award-Winning Poet Jordan Abel for readings in Comox Valley and Port Alberni

Jordan Abel is a Nisga’a writer from BC. He is pursuing a PhD at Simon Fraser University where his research concentrates on intergenerational trauma and Indigenous literature. Abel’s creative work has recently been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry (Tightrope), The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation (Arbiter Ring) and The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century (Hayword). Abel is the author of The Place of Scraps (winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize), Un/inhabited and Injun (winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize).

Date: Thursday, April 5 & Friday, April 6

Time: 7 pm

Thursday's Location: Stan Hagen Theatre, NIC's Comox Valley campus

Friday's Location: Room S-108, NIC's Port Alberni campus