Jael Richardson is the executive director of the FOLD literary festival, the books columnist on CBC Radio’s q and an outspoken advocate on issues of diversity. She is the author of The Stone Thrower: A Daughter’s Lesson, a Father’s Life, a memoir based on her relationship with her father, CFL quarterback Chuck Ealey. The memoir received a CBC Bookie Award, an Arts Acclaim Award and a My People Award. Her essay “Conception” is part of Room’s first Women of Colour edition and excerpts from her first play, my upside down black face, appear in the anthology T-Dot Griots: An Anthology of Toronto’s Black Storytellers.
Jael Richardson is published by HarperCollins Canada
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October 30, 2021
Write Now: Change the Future 15 years of the Guelph Creative Writing MFA
Britta Badour, Dionne Brand, Catherine Bush, Kathleen Hepburn, Sheniz Janmohamed, Rebeccah Love, Canisia Lubrin, Tyler Pennock, Jael Richardson, Bardia Sinaee, and Sheung-King
October 30, 2021 at 12pm
October 28, 2021
Defying Destiny: Ruth Ozeki & Jael Richardson
Ruth Ozeki, Jael Richardson, and Deandra Lalonde
October 28, 2021 at 9pm