Tuesday, June 26

Hot Ottawa Voices + Canisia Lubrin

Canisia Lubrin

Poems of Canisia Lubrin’s Voodoo Hypothesis subvert the imperial construct of “blackness” with incantations of a furious imagining and searching intelligence.
Canisia Lubrin is a writer who has published poetry, fiction, non-fiction and criticism in Arc Poetry Magazine, Room Magazine, The Puritan, The Globe & Mail and others. She serves on the editorial board of the Humber Literary Review, as an advisor to Open Book and consulting editor for Wolsak & Wynn. With an MFA from the University of Guelph, Lubrin teaches English at Humber College. She was born in St. Lucia and lives in Whitby, Ontario.
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