children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 – 7:15 pm

Poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar will be reading from her new book, children of air india, a poetic exploration of Air India Flight 182, Canada’s worst act of aviation terror.

Renée Sarojini Saklikar writes thecanadaproject, a life-long poem chronicle about her life from

India to Canada, from coast to coast. Work from thecanadaproject appears in literary publications including The Georgia Straight,The Vancouver Review, PRISM international, Poetry is Dead, SubTerrain,Ricepaper, CV2,Ryga: a journal of provocations, Geistand Arc Poetry Magazine and is forthcoming in the recent anthologies, Alive at the Center: Contemporary Poems from the Pacific Northwestand Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia. Renée is married to Adrian Dix, Leader of the Official Opposition in British Columbia. children of air india is her debut collection.

Feel free to email us with any questions or comments at lucidreadinggroup@gmail.com, and be sure to check out our blog: blogs.ubc.ca/lucid for updates!

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Spring 2014 Events Calendar

Dear friends of the Lucid Book Club and Reading Series:

We are delighted to announce our Spring 2014 events calendar.  Starting in February, our meetings will resume on the second Wednesday of each month at the Coach House on Green College, UBC Campus, 7:15 PM – 9:00 PM.

JANUARY – no meeting

FEBRUARY 12th – poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar will be reading from her new book, children of air india, a poetic exploration of Air India Flight 182, Canada’s worst act of aviation terror.

MARCH 12th – writer and Lucid Book Club participant Lenore Rowntree will be reading from and leading a discussion about Bad Animals: A Father’s Accidental Education in Autism by Joel Yanofsky.

APRIL 9th – local author Daniel Kalla will be joining us to read from his most recent novel Rising Sun, Falling Shadow, and discuss his dual career as an emergency room physician and writer.

MAY 14th – Author and journalist Timothy Taylor will be joining us to discuss his recent research and writings in the field of PTSD.

JUNE 11th – Open Mike. An opportunity for members of the Lucid Book Club and Reading Series to share their creative work.

Please stay tuned for more information about the events and presenters as events draw nearer.

Feel free to email us with any questions or comments and be sure to check out our blog: blogs.ubc.ca/lucid for updates!

Thank you for supporting Lucid!

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Upcoming Readings

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Wayne Grady Reads Emancipation Day.

Special Guest Wayne Grady will open the night with a reading from his Giller Prize longlisted new novel Emancipation Day. Discussion to follow. See www.waynegrady.ca  for details.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Book Club discussion Rivka Galchen’s Atmospheric Disturbances

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New Mailing List

We are now using MailChimp for our bi-monthly announcements. If you are a part of our club you are already on our list. Please encourage others to join us – these events are open to the public!

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