Author and poet to read Tuesday at York

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Two authors – Ray Robertson and Christopher Doda – will read from their work Tuesday as part of the Creative Writing Reading Series.

The readings will take place Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 1 to 2:30pm, in the in the Senior Common Room, 305 Founders College, Keele campus, hosted by theCreative Writing Program in the Ray Robertson haed shotFaculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Everyone is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Ray Robertson

Robertson is the author of six novels – Home Movies, Heroes, Moody Food, Gently Down the Stream, What Happened Later and David. He has also published two collections of non-fiction, Mental Hygiene: Essays on Writers and Writing,and his most recent, Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Christopher Doda head shotLive, which was shortlisted for the Hillary Weston Writers Trust Prize for Non-Fiction, long-listed for the Charles Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction and The Globe and Mail named it a Best Book of 2011.

Christopher Doda

Doda is a poet, critic and editor living in Toronto and the author of two collections of poetry, Among Ruins and Aesthetics Lesson. He is also the series editor for the annual Best Canadian Essays and review editor for the online journal Studio.

For more information, visit the Creative Writing Program website.