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Welcome / Bienvenue
This is a gallery of work specially created for #ThinAir2021. Spend time with writers you love, and discover some new favourites! Ceci est une galerie de travaux spécialement créée pour #ThinAir2021. Passez du temps avec des écrivains que vous aimez et découvrez de nouveaux favoris!
Garry Thomas Morse has published several collections of poetry, notably Discovery Passages, about his Kwakwaka’wakw Indigenous ancestors, shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award, and Prairie Harbour, also shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award. He is also the author of a speculative fiction series called The Chaos! Quincunx, and two of its three books have been nominated for the ReLit Award. His most recent books are the novel, Yams Do Not Exist, and the poetry title, Scofflaw.
Morse is the recipient of the 2008 City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist. He has also served as the 2018 Jack McClelland Writer-in-Residence at the University of Toronto, and the 2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence at the University of Winnipeg.
Interview / Entrevue
I only hide everything now. From everyone.
From a collection of Arthur Rimbaud’s poems: “I no longer felt myself led by my haulers…”
In other words, a hoarder or a landfill person?
Waking up would suggest the ability to sleep.
To finally get that much anticipated “tell-all” out the door.
Winnipeg is located in Treaty One territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. THIN AIR, the annual celebration produced by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, strives to honour the First People’s rich tradition of sharing stories as the ground for building genuine community and restoring right relations.
Winnipeg est située sur le territoire du Traité n ° 1, sur les terres traditionnelles des peuples Anishinaabeg, Cris, Oji-Cri, Dakota et Dene, ainsi que sur la patrie de la Nation métisse. THIN AIR, la célébration annuelle produite par le Winnipeg International Writers Festival, s’efforce d’honorer la riche tradition de partage d’histoires des Premiers Peuples comme base pour bâtir une communauté authentique et rétablir de bonnes relations.