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Writers Read

The Writers Read literary reading series invites renowned and emerging authors, both Canadian and international, to read from and discuss their work with students and local audiences. The series also includes master classes and professional development activities, some of which are open to the public and others which are only open to Concordia students.

Contact us

Writers Read is an Invitation-only series booked one year in advance. While the series is invitation only, but we do like to hear from you with ideas and suggestions for readers and/or events.

The current Director of Writers Read is Sina Queyras. Contact us at

Collaborations & funding

Writers Read at Concordia is supported by the Department of English, the Creative Writing Program, and Concordia University and also receives funding assistance from the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Collaborations with other Concordia departments and other organizations make the series possible. We have previously worked with: 

The Concordia Stores act as bookseller for all major readings.

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