Professor Thomas King Lecture

Professor Thomas King
Department of English
Guelph University

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on September 26 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.

A Wasted Evening With Thomas King

Thomas King writes novels, short stories, poems, television and radio scripts, and children's books. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Utah in English/American Studies. He currently teaches Native literature and creative writing at the University of Guelph. Half of his copious free time is spent writing and performing in his CBC radio show ``The Dead Dog Cafe Comedy Hour.'' The other half is taken up with fine art photography. His first novel, Medicine River, won the Alberta Writer's Guild Best Novel Award and the Josephine Miles, Oakland PEN Award, while his second novel, Green Grass, Running Water, was short-listed for a Governor-General's award.

Fall Program 1998
Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 17, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 21, Nov 28, Dec 5.

Background Information

(Compiled by Ted Powell)

Thomas King

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