Three June readings

A quick update on three Vancouver readings I have coming up in June:

Thursday June 13th with Tom Cho

This Thursday I’m reading with Australian fiction writer Tom Cho.  The Facebook event listing is here. I’ve heard amazing things about Tom Cho’s book Look Who’s Morphing and am excited he’s doing a reading here.

Doors at 7, readings at 7:30. Hosted by Larissa Lai. At Project Space, 222 East Georgia (just off Main St). Free!

About Tom Cho:

Tom Cho is an artist from Melbourne, Australia. He writes fiction, freelances as a writer and performs his words onstage. He’s also produced arts projects, both as an independent producer and for Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne Fringe and other organizations. He’s writing his second book (working title: The Meaning of Life and Other Fictions). His first book is the collection of fictions Look Who’s Morphing (Giramondo, 2009). It was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book (South East Asia and Pacific), 2009 Age Fiction Book of the Year and Melbourne Prize Trust’s 2009 Best Writing Award.  Website:

Wednesday June 26th — Rhizome support reading with Charles Demers and Jill Mandrake

Beloved community space and restaurant Rhizome is closing this summer and I’m reading at an event in the space with Charles Demers, a well-known Vancouver comedian and fiction writer, and Jill Mandrake.

7 PM. Rhizome is located on East Broadway, just off Kingsway. Entry is by donation.

Saturday June 29th — East Side Pride

I’m reading poetry at East Side Pride, East Vancouver’s LGBTQI* Pride festival, with a lineup of queer poets, including Leah Horlick.



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