An Evening with Amber Dawn, Casey Plett & Joshua Whitehead

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Join us as we celebrate the Winnipeg launch of three new books from Arsenal Pulp Press. Co-presented by the Institute for Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg and hosted by Director Roewan Crowe. This event is free and open to the public. Lambda Literary Award winner Amber Dawn presents her second novel Sodom Road Exit, at once a compelling family melodrama and a lesbian supernatural thriller. Lambda Literary Award winner Casey Plett’s Little Fish is her debut novel in which a trans woman learns her grandfather may have been trans himself. Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead is a tour-de-force debut novel about a Two-Spirit Indigiqueer young man and proud NDN glitter princess who must reckon with his past when he returns home to his reserve.,-Casey-Plett-&-Joshua-Whitehead/

Casey Plett is the author of the short story collection A Safe Girl to Love and co-editor of the anthology Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers. She wrote a column on transitioning for McSweeney's Internet Tendency and her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Maclean's, The Walrus, Plenitude, the Winnipeg Free Press, and other publications. She is the winner of a Lambda Literary Award for Best Transgender Fiction and received an Honour of Distinction from The Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers.

She lives in Windsor, Ontario.
Amber Dawn is the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning novel Sub(2010), the Vancouver Book Award-winning memoir How Poetry Saved My Life (2013), and theLivesay Poetry Prize-nominated poetry collection Where the words end and my body begins (2015). Her latest novel Sodom Road Exit is publishing in 2018. She teaches creative writing at d the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and also leads several low-barrier community writing classes. Currently she is co-artistic director of the Vancouver Queer Film Festival.
Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree/nehiyaw, Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer member of Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1). He is the author of full-metal indigiqueer (Talonbooks, 2017) and the winner of the Governor General's History Award for the Indigenous Arts and Stories Challenge in 2016.

Currently he is...

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