A Love Ethic: in conversation with Sharine Taylor
Presented by Wedge Curatorial Projects
Wednesday, February 13, 7-9pm
The Gladstone Hotel, Ballroom . Toronto, Canada
An engaging discussion about how we love, featuring Jamaican-born author Alexia Arthurs in conversation with Toronto-based cultural commentator Sharine Taylor.
Co-presented with BASHY Magazine
Craft talk and joint reading with Rosalie Morales Kearns, author of Kingdom of Women
Tuesday, March 12, 4:15pm & 7:30 PM
New York State Writers Institute . Albany, New York, USA
4:15pm: Craft talk in the Campus Center West Addition Multi-Purpose Room on the University at Albany Uptown Campus, 1400 Washington Avenue
7:30pm: Reading at the NYS Museum in the Huxley Theater, 222 Madison Avenue
Both events are free and open to the public.
The UW-Madison Program in Creative Writing presents short story writer Alexia Arthurs, author of “How to Love a Jamaican”
April 11, 7:00 PM, Helen C. White hall, room 7191
(600 N Park Street, 7th floor).
Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
May 4, 2-3 PM, Old Fire Station
Claire Adam (Golden Child) and Alexia Arthurs (How to Love a Jamaican) read from and discuss their debut books of fiction, tackling the tricky bonds of family and individuality. Chaired by Shivanee Ramlochan.
May 5, 11-1 PM, AV ROOM
Eminent author and critic Marina Warner gives a thrilling and insightful talk on the origins of the folk stories we call fairy tales, and why they remain vital today. Followed by a surprise-filled session in which contemporary writers read their works inspired by fairy tales and folklore. Featuring Andre Bagoo (douens), Vashti Bowlah (churile and other Indian folklore), Alexia Arthurs (mermaids), James Aboud (lagahoo).