May 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
“Tagaq’s surreal meld of poetry and prose transmutes the Arctic’s boundless beauty, intensity, and desolation into a wrenching contemporary mythology.” – New Yorker
Improvisational singer, avant-garde composer and bestselling novellist, Tanya Tagaq is one of Canada’s most original and celebrated artists as a member of the Order of Canada, Polaris Music Prize and JUNO Award winner, Giller Prize Longlisted author and recipient of multiple honorary doctorates. Headlining the 2020 Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), musical and literary worlds come together with a unique program that includes a reading from Split Tooth, followed by a musical performance.
Presented in partnership with the Festival of Literary Diversity as part of Writers at The Rose.