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Between Texts: Identity, Culture and Connectivity

Between Texts: Identity, Culture and Connectivity

Please join us as this year's English Honours cohort presents their research to the Mount Royal University community, with a keynote address from Suzette Mayr, Associate Professor, University of Calgary.

Event DetailsDec. 2, 2016
9:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This event is free. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The Knuckle, EA 3003
Faculty of Arts Building
Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

AboutSuzette Mayr

Suzette MayrSuzette Mayr is the author of four novels including her most recent book Monoceros, which won the ReLit Award and the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, was longlisted for the 2011 Giller Prize, and nominated for a Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction and the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction. Monoceros was also included on The Globe and Mail's 100 Best Books of 2011. Her novels have also been nominated for the regional Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Henry Kreisel Award for Best First Book. She has done inter-disciplinary work with Calgary theatre company Theatre Junction, visual artists Lisa Brawn and Geoff Hunter, and she was a writer-in-residence at the University of Calgary and at Widener University, Pennsylvania. She is a former President of the Writers' Guild of Alberta and teaches Creative Writing at the University of Calgary. She currently lives in a 1950s Calgary bungalow with her partner, two cats, one dog, and many, many spiders.

Suzette has a new novel coming out in Spring 2017 with Coach House called Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall.