Muslims in Canada – Writing Workshop

Muslims in Canada – Writing Workshop
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: September 10, 2023 (3:00pm)
End Date: September 10, 2023 (3:45pm)
Cost: CA$10.00
Nanji Family Foundation Auditorium Lounge, in the Aga Khan Museum – Toronto – Canada

Join Sheniz Janmohamed, Fareh Malik, and Mariam Pirbhai for writing workshops prior to a reading and discussion on Muslims in Canda. Refreshements and snacks to be served.

Limited capacity. Tickets required for entry.

Sheniz Janmohamed is the author of several volumes of poetry. She is a firm believer in fostering community through collaboration, compassion and creativity. Sheniz has performed her work in venues across the world, including the Jaipur Literature Festival, Alliance Française de Nairobi and the Aga Khan Museum.

Fareh Malik (poet), from Hamilton, Ontario, is the winner of the 2022 RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award, Hamilton Art’s Shirley Elford Prize, and Muslim Hands Canada’s 2020 Poetry Contest. In 2023, Streams that Lead Somewhere was longlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Fareh tells the stories of his struggle and of the community around him in the hope that others can find inspiration and companionship in it.

Mariam Pirbhai (novelist) is the author of the short story collection Outside People and Other Stories, winner of the 2018 IPPY Gold Medal for Multicultural Fiction and the 2019 American BookFest Award for the Short Story. It also ranked among CBC’s top ten “must read” books of 2017. Isolated Incident is her first novel. Mariam is a Professor of English at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Nanji Family Foundation Auditorium Lounge, in the Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto , M3C 1K1 Canada
+ Google Map

More upcoming events

Scroll to Top