Carleton’s Centre for Urban Youth Research Involved in Ottawa Writers Festival Youth Showcase

The Republic of Childhood Youth Forum will host the event Write on! Chapbook Showcase and Breakout Sessions. The showcase features the literary work of students from Woodroffe High School, as well as youth with lived experience of homelessness involved with Carleton’s Centre for Urban Youth Research.

The showcase will also feature 2019 Ottawa Book Award winner and Carleton graduate student, Kagiso Lesogo Molope.

Media are invited to attend the student showcase.

When: Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Where: Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper St., Ottawa

After having participated in a series of intensive writing workshops, the young authors will share their literary creations.

The showcase will include guest presentations by Prof. Jacqueline Kennelly of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Prof. Claudia Mitchell from McGill University and Maya Shetreat.

Read the press release here

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