The University of New Brunswick invites you to join us for a literary reading by author Rebecca Fisseha, with special guest Douglas Walbourne-Gough, on Wednesday, November 6th at 7:30 pm in the Alumni Lounge, located in the Alumni Building on UNB’s Fredericton campus.
Born in Addis Ababa, and currently based in Toronto, Rebecca Fisseha writes fiction and non-fiction that explores the Ethiopian diaspora. Her debut novel, Daughters of Silence (Goose Lane 2019), addresses the impact of the sexual abuse of Habesha girls. Fisseha’s writing has appeared in the Room, Joyland, Maple Tree Literary Supplement, and is forthcoming in Addis Ababa Noir. Her play wise.woman was produced at the Toronto Theatre Centre.
Douglas Walbourne-Gough’s poetry has appeared in Riddle Fence, Canadian Literature, Prairie Fire, Newfoundland Quarterly, QWERTY, Forget Magazine, the Capilano Review, and Contemporary Verse 2. Crow Gulch (Goose Lane 2019) is his debut collection.
This event, sponsored by the UNB Department of English, Goose Lane Editions, the UNB Bookstore, and The Fiddlehead, is free and open to the public.