The City Imagines: Feel Ways
An Indo-Guyanese writer by way of Scarborough (Ganatsekwyagon), Natasha Ramoutar is a poet and producer who covers arts and culture. Her micro-fiction was selected for the My City, My Six exhibition at Toronto City Hall, and she was named Scarborough’s Emerging Writer of 2018 by the Ontario Book Publishers Organization. Her work has been included in projects by Diaspora Dialogues, Scarborough Arts, and Nuit Blanche Toronto and has been published in The Unpublished City II, PRISM Magazine, Room Magazine, THIS Magazine and more. She is the volunteer Social Media Coordinator for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD). She curated So Fresh: A Scarborough Reading as the 2019 writer-in-residence at Firefly Creative Writing and is the fiction editor of FEEL WAYS, an anthology of Scarborough writing.
Téa Mutonji is an award-winning poet and writer. Born in Congo-Kinshasa, she now lives and writes in Scarborough, Ontario where she was named emerging writer of the year (2017) by the Ontario Book Publishers Organization. Shut Up You’re Pretty is her first book.
Virtual Event Details
Feel Ways is a breakthrough anthology of works by writers of Scarborough, Ontario. It is inspired by the suburb of Scarborough in Greater Toronto, shedding light on its myths and its many stories set in the diverse immigrant communities that arrived in the 1960s and later. It presents us with “a chorus of emotional reality”, in a community in its most vibrant state. The collection includes fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, and an introduction by the editors.
(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm