September 2, 2011

AWCm & Bob Armstrong

Aboriginal Writers’ Collective
September 8, 7:00 pm in the Atrium 
xxx ndn: love and lust in ndn country

xxx ndn is the latest and greatest from the Aboriginal Writers’ Collective of Manitoba. 

Three years in the making, it includes new work from the AWCm membership, and friends from across the country including, Lee Maracle, Garry Gottfriedson and Joanne Arnott. 

Hosted by the inimitable Duncan Mercredi, this evening will feature readings from 
Marie Annharte, Méla Fox-Allen, Elizabeth Denny, Trevor Greyeyes, 
Katherena Vermette, Maeengan Linklater, and Shayla Elizabeth. 

The Aboriginal Writers Collective is a group of established and emerging Indigenous writers. AWCm began in 1999, has published 2 chapbooks, Urban Cool and Bone Memory, and produced a spoken word CD called RedCity.

September 8, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant  

In Dadolescence, Bill and Julie live in middle-class wedded bliss with their 12-year-old son. Julie brings home the bacon while Bill keeps house and frets over his never-ending PhD thesis. All is well until Julie’s ex-fiancé, the dashing and successful Blake Morgan, returns to Winnipeg, with his wife and kids.   

Next to Blake’s professional success, Bill questions what it means to be a man.   

Born in Alberta, Bob Armstrong studied journalism and history. Working in public relations, he served as Director of Public Affairs for the University of Manitoba, and is the speech writer for Manitoba’s Lieutenant Governor.  He is a full-time freelance writer, playwright, and stay-at-home dad, and lives in Winnipeg.    

Phone 204-475-0483 
(Toll Free 1-800561-1833)

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