Prairie Gate Literary Festival Author Readings: Ariel Gordon and Sarah Stonich

Authors Ariel Gordon and Sarah Stonich will read from their works. A selection of books will be available for purchase before and after the readings. This event is part of the Prairie Gate Literary Festival.

Sarah Stonich is the best-selling author of These Granite Islands (2001), which has been translated into seven languages and shortlisted for France’s Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle; the critically acclaimed novel The Ice Chorus (2003); and a memoir, Shelter: Off the Grid in the Mostly Magnetic North (2011). Her novel-in-stories, Vacationland (2013), is the first volume in her Northern Trilogy, followed by Laurentian Divide (2018).

Ariel Gordon is a writer from the Canadian prairies/Treaty One territory. She is author of two collections of urban-nature poetry, both of which won the Landsdowne Prize for Poetry at the Manitoba Book Awards. Recent projects include the anthology GUSH: menstrual manifestos for our times, co-edited with Tanis MacDonald and Rosanna Deerchild, and the fourth installment of the National Poetry Month in the Winnipeg Free Press project. Her latest book is Treed: Walking in Canada's Urban Forests.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Lake Region Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. In addition, the PGLF is sponsored by Briggs Library, Briggs Library Associates, the University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association, the Multi-Ethnic Resource Center, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the Division of Humanities, the English Discipline, the Commission on Women, and private donations.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Briggs Library, Lower Level 600 East Fourth Street Morris, MN 56267

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