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Reading and Q&A with author Hilary Peach

April 11, 2023 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a reading and Q&A with visiting author Hilary Peach, a writer, recording artist, and producer of unusual art projects.
Free and open to the public. No registration required. This event is supported by the Writers Union of Canada

April 11, 2023 3:30pm

Event held on campus at UBCO, in ART112

Author Bio:

Hilary Peach is a writer, recording artist, and producer of unusual art projects. She was a founder and the director of the Poetry Gabriola Festival, an infamous interdisciplinary performance event that presented many Canadian and international artists on Gabriola Island. For twenty years she also worked as a transient welder, travelling across Canada and the United States, working in pulp mills, chemical plants, refineries, and generating stations. In 2022 she released a memoir about this time, Thick Skin: Field Notes from a Sister in the Brotherhood (Anvil Press 2022). She has a collection of poetry, BOLT (Anvil Press 2019), and has released three audio-poetry projects, Poems Only Dogs Can Hear, Suitcase Local, and Dictionary of Snakes. Hilary Peach now works as a welding inspector and a Boiler Safety Officer, and is writing fiction.


April 11, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Arts Building (ART)
1147 Research Road
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

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Registration/RSVP Required
Event Type
Presentation, Reading, Talk/Lecture
Arts and Humanities, Culture and Diversity, Entertainment
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Families, Students