Between Two Worlds: Nicole Dennis-Benn with Donna Bailey Nurse – Innovate Inclusion

Between Two Worlds: Nicole Dennis-Benn with Donna Bailey Nurse

Nia Centre for the Arts presents Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of “Patsy” and “Here Comes the Sun”, in conversation with Donna Bailey-Nurse.

About this Event

Brilliantly navigating the themes of motherhood, immigration, sexuality, and sacrifice, award-winning author Nicole Dennis-Benn explores complex narratives that resonate with the experiences of the African-Diaspora – specifically within a Canadian context. In her most recent novel, “Patsy”, Nicole charts the geography of a hidden world – that of paradise lost, swirling with the echoes of lilting Patois, in which one woman fights to discover her sense of self in a world that tries to define her.

In conversation with Canadian literary critic Donna Bailey-Nurse, “Between Two Worlds” will take audience members through an evening of Jamaican cultural exploration, Afro-diasporic literary excellence, and culturally meaningful dialogue.

Doors open at 7pm | Conversation begins at 7:15

Nia Centre acknowledges the generous support of our Black History Month 2020 sponsors RBC and The Department of Canadian Heritage, as well as our venue sponsor, A Different Booklist Cultural Centre.


Feb 19 2020


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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