A Dream of a Woman: Casey Plett

Casey Plett and Catherine Graham 

A Dream of a Woman: Casey Plett

Casey Plett and Catherine Graham 

8:00pm

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Join Lambda Literary Award author and Amazon First Novel Award-winner Casey Plett in conversation about belonging, the complexities of being and the bond between humans. Plett introduces her latest novel, A Dream of a Woman, a poignant collection of short stories centring transgender women seeking stable, adult lives. Quiet truths are uncovered in prairie high-rises and New York warehouses, in freezing Canadian winters and drizzly Oregon days. Tune in to meet Plett, and learn more about her exciting Scotiabank Giller Prize-longlisted title.

Interviewer: Catherine Graham

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Join Lambda Literary Award author and Amazon First Novel Award-winner Casey Plett in conversation about belonging, the complexities of being and the bond between humans. Plett introduces her latest novel, A Dream of a Woman, a poignant collection of short stories centring transgender women seeking stable, adult lives. Quiet truths are uncovered in prairie high-rises and New York warehouses, in freezing Canadian winters and drizzly Oregon days. Tune in to meet Plett, and learn more about her exciting Scotiabank Giller Prize-longlisted title.

Interviewer: Catherine Graham

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Featured Authors

Casey Plett is the author of A Dream of a Woman, Little Fish and A Safe Girl to Love; the co-editor of Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers; and the publisher at LittlePuss Press. She has written for the New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, the Guardian, the Globe and Mail, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and the Winnipeg Free Press, among other publications. Winner of the Amazon Canada First Novel Award, the Firecracker Award for Fiction, and the Lambda Literary Award twice, she has also been nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She splits her time between New York City and Windsor, Ontario. caseyplett.com

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Catherine Graham’s collection, Æther: An Out-of-Body Lyric, was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award, Toronto Book Award and won the Fred Kerner Book Award. Her sixth collection of poems, The Celery Forest, was named a CBC Best Book of the Year, and was a finalist for the Fred Cogswell Award. Her debut novel Quarry won The Miramichi Reader Award for Best Fiction, an IPPY Gold Medal for Fiction and was a finalist for the Sarton Women’s Book Award. The Most Cunning Heart is included in The Miramichi Reader’s Best Fiction Book of the Year list. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto where she won an Excellence in Teaching Award and co-hosts The Hummingbird Podcast. Put Flowers Around Us and Pretend We’re Dead: New and Selected Poems appears 2023. Visit her online at www.catherinegraham.com and @catgrahampoet.

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8:00pm

Thursday, October 21, 2021

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