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Writers Open Readings hosted by Waubgeshig Rice

Photo of program faculty, Waubgeshig Rice

Photo of program faculty, Waubgeshig Rice

Join us for an evening of free readings featuring participants from Winter Writers Residency program.

Hosted by our esteemed faculty Waubgeshig Rice, this event offers a unique opportunity to hear from the amazing writers currently in residency, and allows program participants to practice reading their written material to an audience. With their varied backgrounds and experiences, they contribute a diverse range of poetry and prose that enlightens, engages, and inspires.

Waubgeshig Rice Biography

Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist from Wasauksing First Nation on Georgian Bay. He has written three fiction titles, and his short stories and essays have been published in numerous anthologies and periodicals. His most recent novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, was published in 2018 and became a national bestseller. He graduated from the journalism program at Toronto Metropolitan University in 2002 and spent most of his journalism career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a video journalist and radio host. He left CBC in 2020 to focus on his literary career. His forthcoming novel, Moon of the Turning Leaves, will be published in 2023. He lives in Sudbury, Ontario with his wife and two sons.