McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park
Thursday July 30, 2:00 pm in the Travel Alcove.
Julie Salverson writes plays, essays and opera and has published and taught extensively about the artist as witness, historical memory, ethics and the imagination.
She will read from her manuscript Atomic Elegy: Finding Community in Haunted Places; her opera libretto Shelter (a clown opera about the atomic bomb, written with composer Juliet Palmer) and her play BOOM (commissioned by the Canadian Red Cross).
She recently edited Community Engaged Theatre and Popular Political Theatre and Performance. Her feature article They Never Told Us These Things is in the Summer, 2011 issue of Maisonneuve Magazine.
In 2009 she was a runner up for the CBC Literary Awards (creative nonfiction) and in 2008 received honorable mention from the Malahat Review, (creative nonfiction).
Julie teaches drama at Queen’s University.
This event is presented in association with Sarasvàti Productions, The Playwrights Guild of Canada and the Canadian Council for the Arts.
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