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Vacant Nobodies #7
Please join us for Vacant Nobodies #7 at The Ossington
Doors 7 | Readings 8
Charlotte Joyce Kidd
Khalida Venus Hassan
Hosted by Fawn Parker & Sophie McCreesh
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with inquiries
This event is PWYC and no one will be turned away for lack of funds. The front door and backroom of The Ossington are accessible via ramp. The bathrooms are gendered and are located down a flight of stairs.
Téa Mutonji is a writer and poet in Scarborough. She has been awarded and published by The Scarborough Fair in fiction and nonfiction and by the Ontario Book Publishers as Scarborough's emerging writer. Mutonji has been published or is forthcoming in Joyland Magazine, The Puritan, Bad Nudes, Minola Review, Temz Review and Train Poetry Journal. She was the recipient of the Jasun Singh Memorial Award in Creative Writing from The University of Toronto Scarborough.
Charlotte Joyce Kidd's writing is usually about depression, dysfunctional families, and messy relationships, but IRL she is laughing more often than not. She grew up in beautiful Vancouver and currently resides in Toronto, which she finds more comfortably misshapen. She is a librarian with the Toronto Public Library and one of the writers of the web series Friendship, and is currently working on a novel.
Khalida Venus Hassan is an Afghan Canadian writer. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. You can read her short story "Complicit" in Issue 34 of The Puritan. In 2018, she was selected as a finalist for the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers for her short story “Adjacent Rooms.” She lives in Toronto, where she works as a literary assistant and is finishing a collection of short stories.
David Bradford is an interdisciplinary poet. He is the author of Nell Zink Is Damn Free (Blank Cheque Press, 2017), Call Out (knife | fork | book, 2017), and The Plot (House House Press, 2018). His work has appeared in Lemon Hound, Prairie Fire, Vallum, Poetry Is Dead, The Capilano Review, The Unpublished City, and elsewhere. David is based in Montreal, on the traditional unceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation.