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Writers Read presents Kazim Ali

Date & time
Thursday, October 21, 2021
8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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Kazim Ali, Sina Queyras, Poonam Dhir, Alexei Perry Cox


This event is free


Writers Read



Black and white portrait of Kazim Ali. He has long curly hair and a goatee. Photo by Tanya Rosen-Jones

Concordia's Writers Read series presents author Kazim Ali in conversation with Sina Queryas, senior lecturer in the Department of English and Writers Read director.

Ali will be introduced by Concordia student Poonam Dhir, followed by a conversation with Sina Queyras, Alexei Perry Cox and Poonam Dhir.

About the Speaker

Kazim Ali was born in the United Kingdom and has lived transnationally in the United States, Canada, India, France, and the Middle East. His books encompass multiple genres, including several volumes of poetry, novels, and translations. He is currently a Professor of Literature at the University of California, San Diego. His newest books are a volume of three long poems entitled The Voice of Sheila Chandra and a memoir of his Canadian childhood, Northern Light: Power, Land, and the Memory of Water.

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