Creative Communities - BC Library Conference 2015
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Friday, May 22 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Closing Keynote: Wayde Compton - Diversity and Affect LIMITED

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Wayde Compton’s talk will be about his experience setting out to represent black British Columbian history in literature and public memorial. It will also be about those who made space for Mr. Compton and others who were trying to do similar work; he will further discuss how diverse representation changes how we are in the world, the nation, the city, and even our own bodies.

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Wayde Compton

Wayde Compton writes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. He wrote 49th Parallel Psalm, which was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Prize, and Performance Bond. His latest books are After Canaan: Essays on Race, Writing, and Region, which was a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book... Read More →

Friday May 22, 2015 3:15pm - 4:30pm PDT
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Minoru Ballroom 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond BC