In Memory: Wayson Choy
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In Memory: Wayson Choy

Join us for a special tribute event to celebrate and remember Vancouver-born author Wayson Choy (1939-2019). Features readings from local writers who have been inspired by Choy’s legacy and his many remarkable contributions to the literary community. In partnership with the Asian Canadian Writers Workshop, Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies UBC and UBC Creative … Continue reading

Wayson Choy Wins George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award
Arts and Culture / Honour

Wayson Choy Wins George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award

On June 11th, Canadian writer and Order of Canada winner Wayson Choy was awarded the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award at the Vancouver Public Library. In his speech, he reflects the voice of immigrant children, caught between the new world they belong to and the old world their parents and elders take refuge in. Now, Mr. Choy no … Continue reading