LSSU Library Poetry Series Presents Lesley Belleau

Presenting: Lesley Belleau

Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 3pm in the Library Learning Commons.

Head Shot of Lesley Belleau. Pictured is the face of a lady with long brown hair .Lesley Belleau is an Anishnaabekwe writer, educator, and activist from the Ojibway Nation of Ketegaunseebee (Garden River First Nation), located outside of Bawating/Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.  She is a Ph.D candidate in the Indigenous Studies Department at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, focusing on studying Indigenous Feminine Literature and Narratives, and is currently a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at Queen’s University.  Lesley is the author of the short fiction collections The Colour of Dried Bones (Kegedonce Press) and Sweat (Your Scrivener Press), and most recently was the winner of the Pat Lowther Award for her poetry collection Indianland (ARP).

the Cover of Lesley Belleau's book Indianland.

Belleau will give an overview of her works, which explore feminist and Indigenous perspectives, and discuss lived experiences, followed by a reading and questions from the audience. This event will be held in the Learning Commons area of the Kenneth J. Shouldice Library.

Cover of Lesley Belleau book, the Colour of Dried BonesThis event is free and open to the public, there will be light refreshments.