The Canadian Writers in Person event on Jan. 14 featuring Metis author Cherie Dimaline has been cancelled


The Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series event featuring Métis author Cherie Dimaline on Jan. 14 has been cancelled. Dimaline was to speak about her award-winning novel The Marrow Thieves.

The series features 11 authors who will present their work, answer questions and sign books. Canadian Writers in Person is a for-credit course for students. It is also a free-admission event for members of the public. All readings take place at 7 p.m. on select Tuesday evenings in 206 Accolade West Building, Keele Campus.

The series will reconvene Jan. 28 with a presentation by author Uzma Jalaluddin.

Other presentations scheduled in this series are:

Jan. 28: Uzma Jalaluddin, Ayesha at Last, Penguin Random House

Feb. 11: Carrianne Leung, That Time I Loved You, HarperCollins

March 3: E. Martin Nolan, Still Point, Invisible Publishing

March 17: David Bezmozgis, Immigrant City, HarperCollins

Canadian Writers in Person is a course offered out of the Culture & Expression program in the Department of Humanities in York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. For more information on the series, visit, call 416-736-5158, or email Professor Gail Vanstone at or Professor Leslie Sanders at