Rita Wong: Conversations Through Image

February 01, 2023 - February 28, 2023
Augustana Library

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As part of the Conversations on Water series, come experience immersed, a month-long visual exhibition of visiting poet and activist Rita Wong's poetry.

About the Artist:

Rita Wong, '92 MA, lives and works on unceded Coast Salish territories, also known as Vancouver, where she attends to questions of water justice, decolonization, ecology and climate justice. Co-editor of the anthology Downstream: Reimagining Water with Dorothy Christian, Wong is the author of current, climate (Wilfrid Laurier UP 2021), beholden (Talonbooks, 2018, with Fred Wah), undercurrent (Nightwood, 2015), perpetual (Nightwood, 2015, with Cindy Mochizuki), sybil unrest (Line Books, 2008, with Larissa Lai), forage (Nightwood, short-listed for the 2008 Asian American Literary Award for Poetry, winner of Canada Reads Poetry 2011) and monkeypuzzle (Press Gang, 1998). She has received the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and the Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop Emerging Writer Award.

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