WIR 2023 Talking Tolkien
Tuesday October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Dive into the depths J.R.R. Tolkien’s of world-building with certified Tolkien nerd Johnny MacRae, who will explore how Tolkien drew upon his own experience to create a fantastic world with moral complexity, sympathetic villains, and flawed heroes. Drop-in.
PRPL’s 2023 Writer in Residence – Johnny MacRae
Residency Dates: September 15th, 2023 – October 27th, 2023
Johnny MacRae is a spoken word (or mouthy) poet of Gaelic ancestry who lives on the unceded ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-waututh), and sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) nations.
Since arriving on the Van Slam stage in 2009, Johnny has won regional and national poetry slam titles. Although best known for his high energy and humorous poems, Johnny is a versatile artist whose work ranges from poetry slam, to site-specific storytelling, to spoken word theatre.
2023 is the second year of PRPL’s Writer in Residence program, for more information go to https://prpl.ca/writer-in-residence-2023/