Date: Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
Bldg. 345 / Room 103
Please join us for a reading and conversation with writer Steven Heighton. There will be two separate events: one on the Cowichan Campus and one on the Nanaimo Campus.
Free and Open to the Public. All Welcome.
Steven Heighton is the author of the novel Afterlands, which has appeared in six countries; was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice along with a best book of the year selection in ten publications in Canada, the US, and the UK; and is currently in pre-production for film. He is also the author of The Shadow Boxer, a Canadian bestseller and a Publishers Weekly Book of the Year. His most recent book is The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep. His work has been translated into ten languages, and his poems and stories have appeared in the London Review of Books, Poetry, Tin House, The Walrus, and many others. Heighton’s most recent book of poetry, The Waking Comes Late, won the 2016 Governor General’s Award for Poetry; his works have been nominated for awards, including the Pushcart Prize, the Trillium Award, and Britain’s W.H. Smith Award.