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Emerging Writers Residency: Poetry 2023 - Open Readings

Photo of program faculty, Suzanne Zelazo

Photo of Program faculty, Suzanne Zelazo

Join us for an evening of free readings hosted by our esteemed faculty Suzanne Zelazo, featuring participants from the Emerging Writers Residency.

This gathering offers a unique opportunity to hear from the amazing writers currently in residency, who are poised to share their remarkable work as open readings. The event allows program participants to practice reading their written material to an audience, and to showcase their talents to new readers. With their varied backgrounds and experiences, they contribute a diverse range of poetry that enlightens, engages, and inspires.

Bio - Suzanne Zelazo

Suzanne Zelazo is a writer, editor, and educator. A former pro triathlete, Suzanne's various artistic projects seek to integrate creative expression and the body. She is a Chalmer’s Art Fellowship recipient and the author of the poetry collections Lances all Alike and Parlance (Coach House), as well as the editor and co-editor of a number of collections on and by female artists including Incarnations: The Photography of Janieta Eyre (Coach House), Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (MIT Press) and Florine Stettheimer: New Directions in Multimodal Modernism (Book*hug). Suzanne’s short film and kinetic poem “Satin Semaphore” was featured in the dance: made in Canada film festival in 2020. She wrote and produced the radio documentary “Flow” for CBC Ideas. Suzanne currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at York University.