Speaking Crow ft Sue Sorensen (in-person)

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Archived

Whodunit? Bookstore, 163 Lilac Street


Speaking Crow is pleased to re-introduce occasional pop-events in person: this one at Whodunit Bookshop (163 Lilac St, Winnipeg)!

This Tuesday evening will run like Speaking Crows of the before times. There will be an open mic sign-up sheet when you arrive. Pop-up events will not be livestreamed, but we will return to Zoom on Tuesday, July 2 at 7pm.

Polish up your new poems for your 3 minutes of fame at the open mic! Speaking Crow is a space that values diversity, creativity, and encouragement. Whether you do spoken word or page poetry, whether you’ve published widely or just started writing, we can’t wait to hear your poems.

Featured reader: Sue Sorensen

Sue Sorensen was born in Saskatchewan, the youngest of seven children, and moved to Winnipeg in 2000. She is the author of a novel, A Large Harmonium (2011), winner of Best First book at the Manitoba Book Awards, and the editor of West of Eden: Essays on Canadian Prairie Literature (2008). In 2014 Sue published the non-fiction study The Collar: Reading Christian Ministry in Fiction, Television, and Film. Her first poetry collection, Acutely Life, was published in 2024 with At Bay Press. Sue teaches English at Canadian Mennonite University and also serves as the Director of CMU Press. Website: suesorensen.net

Speaking Crow is funded and facilitated by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival (WIWF) which is committed to creating safe and respectful opportunities for writers, volunteers, audience members, and workers to share knowledge, explore ideas, and build community. If you have any questions regarding the event please send an email to host Angeline Schellenberg: speakingcrow@thinairwinnipeg.ca



Whodunit? Bookstore

  • 163 Lilac Street
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Canada