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Annharte to appear at Growing Room Literary Festival in March

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Marie Annharte Bak­er will appear in the sec­ond annu­al Grow­ing Room, a Fem­i­nist Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val host­ed by Room mag­a­zine.  The fes­ti­val runs from March 1–4 at var­i­ous venues through­out Van­cou­ver, fea­tur­ing talks, read­ings and work­shops on a range of top­ics that lie at the inter­sec­tion of fem­i­nism and writ­ing.

Annharte is an Anishin­abe (Lit­tle Saskatchewan First Nation, Man­i­to­ba) poet who now lives in Win­nipeg.  She has been the author of sev­er­al works, includ­ing Indi­ge­na Awry (2012) and Exer­cis­es in Lip Point­ing (2003) from New Star Books, and AKA Inendagosek­we (2013) from CUE Books.

You can see Annharte at the fol­low­ing events:

INDIGENOUS BRILLIANCE

Fri­day, March 2 | 7:30 p.m. | Native Edu­ca­tion Col­lege, 237 5th Ave E

THE WITCHES YOU DIDN’T BURN:  Writ­ing about Daugh­ters, Moth­ers, and Grand­moth­ers

Sat­ur­day, March 3 | 1:30 p.m. | Native Edu­ca­tion Col­lege, 237 5th Ave E

LAUGHING THROUGH TEARS: How We Write Trau­ma

Sun­day, March 4 | 1:30 p.m. | Native Edu­ca­tion Col­lege, 237 5th Ave E