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Writer in Residence Play

Friday Banana presents Uncaged

The Department of English, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Canada Council for the Arts, and Writer-in-Residence Sara Tilley invite you to the world premiere of Uncaged, a brand-new play written and read by the brand-new collective Friday Banana,* formed in Sara Tilley's Collablab writing group in Fall, 2016.

Uncaged is the story of seven people connected by circumstance, bad decisions, the illegal rat trade, and a man named Felipe.

This one-time performance will take place above the Rocket Room (Water Street) on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. The figurative curtain will go up at 8 pm. Refreshments will follow, and admission is free. Please join us!

*Friday Banana is: Laura Barron, Eva Crocker, Juliette Dandenault, Bryhanna Greenough, Jen McVeigh, Jake Nicoll, and Kira Sheppard.         

Poetry Reading

Poetry Reading

The students of English 3901: Creative Writing (Poetry) invite you to join them at a public reading of their work. The event will take place at Afterwords Bookstore (245 Duckworth) on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, starting at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome; after the reading, there will be mingling and poet-talk of the most scintillating kind. Come welcome the next generation of Newfoundland poets. 

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