A Reading by Alison Wearing

  • Alison Wearing, Writer in Residence at Green College
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Tuesday, September 11, 5-6:30 pm, with reception to follow
    in the series
    Green College Special Lecture
  • Alison Wearing is the author of prize-winning articles and essays, short stories, travel literature and memoir, as well as being the writer/performer of one-woman shows. Her most recent work, Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter: Growing up with a Gay Dad, is both a memoir and a multimedia show. The memoir was shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction, nominated for the RBC/Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction, selected as one of the Top 50 Books of 2013 by Indigo Books, and became a national bestseller. The one-woman show has earned numerous awards, including Best Dramatic Script at New York City’s United Solo, the largest festival of solo theatre in the world. Alison performs, speaks, and teaches writing workshops internationally. She is normally based in Stratford, Ontario.

  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.


September 11th, 2018 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
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