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Atmospheric Moon River: Poetics as Climate with Matt Rader
April 6 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Matt Rader will present the third annual Sharon Thesen lecture.
This event will be hybrid; both in person at ADM 026 on campus, or online. No registration is required to attend in-person.
Note: Please note, all on-campus events will require masks and proof of vaccination.
About the Participants
Matt Rader is a professor of Creative Writing at UBC Okanagan.. Rader is an award-winning author of four volumes of poetry and a collection of stories, What I Want to Tell Goes Like This (Nightwood Editions, 2014). His work has appeared in Best Canadian Poetry, Geist, The Walrus, Wales Arts Review, The Fiddlehead and The Malahat Review.
Sharon Thesen was the first full professor in the Department of Creative Studies at UBC and is now professor emerita and renowned Canadian poet and editor. In her honour, each year a different writer will give a lecture that tackles key issues of contemporary writing, poetics, and Canadian literature.