Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | 7 PM (doors 6 PM)
CSI Annex (Centre for Social Innovation) | 720 Bathurst St, Toronto
Tickets: $15 General Admission | $10 Student/Senior (w/valid ID)


The Koffler Centre of the Arts is thrilled to present writers Joshua Whitehead and Arielle Twist together in conversation.

Joshua Whitehead is a Two-Spirit, Ojibwe-nêhiyaw otâcimow from Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1). He is the author of full-metal indigiqueer (Talonbooks 2017), shortlisted for the Inaugural Indigenous Voices Award in Poetry and the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry, and Jonny Appleseed (Arsenal Pulp 2018), shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award for Fiction and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He is currently a doctoral student in the University of Calgary’s English Department (Treaty 7) where he focuses on Indigenous Lit and Cultures.

Arielle Twist is a writer and sex educator from George Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a Cree, Two-Spirit, trans femme supernova writing to reclaim and harness ancestral magic and memories. Her debut collection of poetry Disintegrate/Dissociate will be released in spring 2019 from Arsenal Pulp Press.

Listen to the conversation here:

Flowers at the event generously provided by