Date/TimeApril 5, 2023
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Join us to celebrate author Amanda Leduc, 2022-23 Writer in Residence. This event will be held in-person at the Black Box Theatre in L.R. Wilson Hall, including light refreshments. The event will also include select readings from community members who worked with Amanda during her residency. This event will have closed captioning.
About Amanda Leduc
Amanda Leduc is a disabled writer and author of the non-fiction book Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, And Making Space, which was shortlisted for the 2020 Governor General’s Award in Non-Fiction and longlisted for the 2020 Barbellion Prize. She is also the author of the novel The Miracles Of Ordinary Men and The Centaur’s Wife. Her essays and stories have appeared across Canada, the US, the UK, and Australia, and she speaks regularly across North America on accessibility and the role of disability in storytelling. Amanda has cerebral palsy and presently makes her home in Hamilton, Ontario.
The Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence program is funded by the McMaster Provost, McMaster Library, Hamilton Public Library and Faculty of Humanities. Learn more here.