Date: Dec 2
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Level 3 Atrium
Please join us for an insightful discussion with Lisa Moore who delves into the work of some visual artists in our province, including the art and practice of Rae Perlin.
Lisa Moore has written three collections of short stories, Degrees of Nakedness and Open, and Something for Everyone, and three novels, Alligator, February and Caught, as well as a stage play, based on her novel February. Lisa’s has also written a young adult novel called Flannery.
Alligator and Caught, and her short story collection Open were nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her novel February was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won CBC Canada Reads in 2013. She is also the winner of the Writer’s Trust Engel Findley Award for Fiction and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the Canada/Caribbean region. Something for Everyone was long-listed for the Giller Prize and won the Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction and the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award.
Lisa has studied conceptual art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and is an Associate Professor in the English Department of Memorial University where she teaches Creative Writing. She spends a lot of time in the woods, swimming in rivers and lakes, and writing by the woodstove in the winter.