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Winnipeg launch for Annharte’s Indigena Awry on April 22


Marie_with_friends_2013McNal­ly Robin­son Book­sellers on Grant Avenue in Win­nipeg is the host site for the offi­cial Win­nipeg launch of Indi­ge­na Awry, the first book of poet­ry from Annharte in almost a decade. The launch takes place on Mon­day, April 22, in the Trav­el Alcove — the per­fect loca­tion for a First Nations writer liv­ing in Win­nipeg.

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lit­tle Saskatchewan First Nation in cen­tral Man­i­to­ba, Annharte a/k/a Marie Bak­er lived for a num­ber of years in Van­cou­ver, before return­ing to Man­i­to­ba to set­tle in Win­nipeg. Writer, edu­ca­tor, per­for­mance artist, granny, stu­dent, she is the author of Being on the Moon (1990), Coy­ote Colum­bus Cafe (1995), Exer­cis­es in Lip Point­ing (2003), and a book of essays, AKA, forth­com­ing from Capi­lano Uni­ver­si­ty Edi­tions.

Admis­sion to Annharte’s McNal­ly Robin­son launch is free. The event gets under­way at 7:30. Here’s a link to more info about the launch on McNal­ly Robinson’s own site. Many thanks to McNR for orga­niz­ing!