Can You Hear Me Now? Genki Ferguson

Genki Ferguson

Can You Hear Me Now? Genki Ferguson

Genki Ferguson

12:00pm

Friday, October 22, 2021

The phrase can you hear me now? has become ubiquitous in the age of digital meetings, but also speaks to global movements for change that call for marginalized voices to be represented, celebrated and heard. TIFA is proud to present a new collection of writing that responds to this phrase, penned by some of the world’s most distinct voices. Tune in daily to hear authors read their newly commissioned work.

This pre-recorded reading features Genki Ferguson, Canadian author of Satellite Love, sharing his piece called “Throw Your Hearing”, a heart-warming story of connection and the practice of listening.

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Generously Supported by Jack Curtin and Beth Nowers 

Reading

The phrase can you hear me now? has become ubiquitous in the age of digital meetings, but also speaks to global movements for change that call for marginalized voices to be represented, celebrated and heard. TIFA is proud to present a new collection of writing that responds to this phrase, penned by some of the world’s most distinct voices. Tune in daily to hear authors read their newly commissioned work.

This pre-recorded reading features Genki Ferguson, Canadian author of Satellite Love, sharing his piece called “Throw Your Hearing”, a heart-warming story of connection and the practice of listening.

English captioning is available for this video. Please click the ‘CC’ button in the video toolbar to turn it on.

Generously Supported by Jack Curtin and Beth Nowers 

Reading

Featured Authors

Genki Ferguson was born in New Brunswick to a family of writers and grew up in Calgary. He spent much of his childhood in the subtropical island of Kyushu, Japan, where his mother's family still resides. Fluent in Japanese and capable of making a decent sushi roll, Genki was the recipient of the 2017 Helen Pitt Award for visual arts and recently completed a degree in Film Production while working part-time at Book Warehouse, an indie store in Vancouver.

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12:00pm

Friday, October 22, 2021

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