The WGA and HWC Present: The Story of My People, with the 2022-2023 Writer in Residence, Bänoo Zan

Photo by Nada Hashim

Meet Iranian-Canadian poet and this year’s University of Alberta Writer in Residence Bänoo Zan, who will be reading some of her work, followed by a Q and A. 

Modality: Virtual (Via Zoom)

Time and Date: November 14, 7:00 PM-8:00 PM.

Bio: Bänoo Zan is a poet, librettist, translator, teacher, editor and poetry curator, with more than 250 published poems and poetry-related pieces as well as three books including Songs of Exile and Letters to My Father. She is the founder of Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night), Canada’s most diverse and brave poetry reading and open mic series (inception: 2012). Bänoo is the Writer-in-Residence at the University of Alberta, Canada, Sept 2022-May 2023.

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