Storytime for the Apocalypse with NiCHE
June 7, 2021 – 7:00pm Pacific / 10:00pm Eastern
Virtual Event – Register on Zoom
Join the Network in Canadian History and Environment for a curated evening of storytelling and discussion. Members of NiCHE will be reading short excerpts from selections of Canadian literature that portray environmental apocalypse, broadly conceived. Readings will be followed by a group discussion and reflection.
- Jessica DeWitt, reading from Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson
- Heather Green, reading from The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
- Sara Spike, reading from “The Closing Down of Summer” by Alistair MacLeod
- Andrew Watson, reading from Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Storytime for the Apocalypse is a virtual storytime for grown-ups. Established in April 2020 by Dr. Tilly Hinton, this regular online event series is made for your minds and hearts. It’s a hopeful, frank, uplifting, and nurturing hour for interesting people to read beautiful published writing out loud to one another.
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