Robson Reading Series
Thursday, October 14th, 7:00 PM
UBC Library/Bookstore, Robson Square
800 Robson St. (Plaza Level), Vancouver
Featuring: Steven Heighton and Ian Williams
Steven also has twelve-or-twenty answers over at rob mclennan's blog. A sample:
The problem with allowing theories or ideologies to understrap your creative work is that they prescribe answers that you unconsciously (or consciously) write towards. Which is death, I think, for any creative enterprise. But of course there are ideological, or at least moral, questions I'm posing to myself when I write. (Questions but no clear answers). These days as a writer I seem to be circling issues of ethical intervention: when is it right to intervene in a situation and when does it make matters worse? Can you even tell beforehand? I guess basically now I'm writing to try to understand how to be a good person.
Read the whole thing here.
And have a lit + fun filled = flit-filled(?) weekend:
TWS Reading Series
Friday, October 15th, 7:00 PM
Take 5 Cafe
429 Granville Street, Vancouver
Featuring: Michelle Elrick, Rachel Thompson, Alexander Winstanley, and more!
Saturday, October 16th, 1:00 - 7:00 PM
151 West Cordova Street
$5 (includes a free copy of the latest issue of Broken Pencil)
A Taste of Words
Saturday, October 16th, 7:00 — 8:00 PM
4362 Main St., Vancouver
Featuring: Gurjinder Basran, Daniela Elza, Mona Fertig and Peter Haase!