thrilLITERATE: Farewell Reading & Fundraiser (Feb 24)February 24, 2012
7:00 doors, 7:30 show | Rhizome Cafe
The thrilLITERATE Reading Series has showcased some of Vancouver's most acclaimed queer and allied authors to raise funds for the women's literacy program at WISH, a drop-in centre for female survival sex workers in the Downtown Eastside. After nearly five years, organizer and host Amber Dawn is saddened but ready to retire this community literary event. But not without a final farewell! Two nights of poetry, storytelling and celebrating literacy as a basic human right!
Friday, February 24 Readers
Elizabeth Bachinsky, Afuwa Granger, Shana Myara, Donna Dykeman, Aaron Chan, Cathleen With, Antonette Rea and Tony Correia
Saturday, February 25 Readers
Tash Wolfe, Larissa Lai, Terra Poirier, Sonnet L'Abbe, Crystal Sikma, Sigal Samuel and Amber Dawn
Sliding Scale $5–$20. 100% of the door proceeds goes to the WISH Learning and Literacy Program.
*thrilLITERATE artwork by Afuwa Granger
For accessing Rhizome, please see this information, which has been taken from the accessibility audit completed by Romham in June 2011.
Please note that thrilLITERATE normally attracts a full-house audience. Access seating is available, and can be requested in advance by sending a private message to Amber Dawn, or by arriving to the event a recommended 30 minutes early.