Join us Wednesday, September 28th at 1pm for Wise Words - Sharing our Gifts, with Joseph Dandurand. This session is part of our Wise Words Program. A unique writing and communication initiative for Seniors in all corners of our lovely province. This program is Funded by the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program.
In this interactive session, Joseph will share his own writing including poems and other work as he invites writers to explore various writing prompts in hopes of helping participants share their gifts. Have a pen, pencil, paper, or word document ready! And come open to sharing your writing in this session.
Joseph A. Dandurand is a member of Kwantlen First Nation located on the Fraser River about 20 minutes east of Vancouver. He resides there with his 3 children Danessa, Marlysse, and Jace. Joseph is the Director of the Kwantlen Cultural Center. Joseph received a Diploma in Performing Arts from Algonquin College and studied Theatre and Direction at the University of Ottawa. He has been the Storyteller in Residence at the Vancouver Public Library. He has published 13 books of poetry and the latest are: I Want by Leaf Press (2015), Hear and Foretell by BookLand Press (2015), The Rumour (2018) by BookLand Press (2018), SH:LAM (the doctor) Mawenzi Press (2019), The Corrupted by Guernica Press (2020), his children’s play: Th’owixiya: the hungry Feast dish by Playwrights Press Canada (2019) his children’s books: The Sasquatch, the fire, and the cedar basket (2020) and The Magical Sturgeon (2022) published by Nightwood Press along with his poetry manuscript: The Punishment (2022) He also is very busy storytelling at many events and Schools.
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