PANEL: Writing through Race

Friday, September 28, 2007 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm Archived

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave

David Chariandy’s debut novel, Soucouyant, tracks a troubled Trinidadian family in white suburban Toronto. Lawrence Hill’s epic The Book of Negroes follows a girl from her capture by slave-traders to free old age in London. In What Happened Last Summer, Paul Yee shows Asian teenagers balancing between two cultures. Join these three writers as they talk about using fiction to explore and expose the meanings of racial identities..