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EVENTS
2015 readings, lectures & conferences
Here are some readings and events that I will be taking part in. I would love to see you there. Check the website of each event for the details.

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February 15 2015
Plasticine Poetry Series Pauper's Pub, Toronto, (2nd floor) 6.00 p.m.
With Marcia Johnson, Rudy Fearon and Cathy Petch. Hosted by Niki Ward
February 18 2015
Pickering Central Library, 7.00 p.m. Olive Senior in conversation with Donna Bailey Nurse
Re: Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal
February 19 2015
Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Auditorium 7.p.m. The eh list author series: Olive Senior in conversation with Donna Bailey Nurse
Re: Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal

March 26 2015
March 26 2015 Coferencias Caribeñas 16 (Instituto de Estudios del Caribe) University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 1-3.30 p.m. Anfiteatro Manuel Maldonado Denis "Colón Man and the Panama Experience"
iec-ics.uprrp.edu
March 27 2015
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 10.00-11.30 a.m. Department of English - Roundtable and literary encounter
April 7 2015
Heliconian Club, Literature Section 35 Hazelton Avenue, Yorkville, Toronto Reading and conversation about my work including Dying to Better Themselves. West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal Bar and refreshments. $20.00. 7 p.m.
April 25 2015
Ottawa Writers Festival Christ Church (Festival Café) 414 Sparks Street 6.45 p.m. Reading and onstage conversation with CBC host Adrian Harewood Dying to Better Themselves. West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal.
April 29- May 3 2015
Bocas Literary Festival, Trinidad Dying to Better Themselves on Bocas Prize shortlist.
www.bocaslitfest.com

May 14 2015 (5.00 p.m.)
Washington DC Film premiere and discussion Panama Canal Stories'
Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium, Inter-American Development Bank

May 15-17 2015
FSALA Literary Festival, Toronto Saturday May 16: Workshop and Reading
www.fasalatoronto.com

August 8-9 2015
Palaver International Festival Wasaga Beach, Ontario
www.palaver.ca

Saturday September 26, 2015
Kingston LitFest@WritersFestYGK discussing the short story with Anita Anand, Greg Hollingshead and Mark Sinnett
www.palaver.ca

Friday October 2, 2015
British Library London UK
http://www.bl.uk/events/to-better-ourselves-hidden-histories-of-migration

Saturday October 3, 2015
Free Word Centre, Farringdon, London
Translation in the Margins symposium Keynote address 11 am; poetry reading (with others) 4.30 p.m.

Thursday October 8, 2015
Manchester Moss Side Powerhouse Library
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breaking-ground-tickets-18571132758

Friday October 9, 2015
Ilkley Literature Festival
www.ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk

Saturday October 10, 2015
Leeds poetry masterclass
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inscribe-masterclass-filigree-poetry-with-olive-senior-tickets-18116589206?aff=erelexporg

Sunday October 11, 2015
Leeds community event on Panama book

Monday October 12, 2015
York University
www.york.ac.uk

Wednesday October 14, 2015
Bristol poetry reading
https://www.facebook.com/events/1632648846990056/

Thursday October 15, 2015
Bristol reading - details to come

Monday, October 19, 2015
Siena, Italy
Reading and discussion with Brenda Porster 4 p.m. Bookshop at Palazzo Ravizza

Wednesday October 21, 2015
Bologna, Italy
Reading - details to come

Thursday November 12, 2015
Boston College, USA
New Directions in African Diaspora Studies Lecture Series "Like soldiers going to war". The West Indian Builders of the Panama Canal