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The Inheritance of Shame (staged public reading of play adaptation)

Join me for a one-night only staged public reading of the play adaptation of my memoir, Inheritance of Shame, on Monday, March 11, 7 p.m., at The Wild Project in New York. Directed by Scott Davis, produced by Playhouse Creatures Theatre Project Company. See the below poster for more information; or here.

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The Vancouver Writers Festival

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Join me at the Vancouver Writers Festival on Saturday, October 20, 10:30 to noon, as I take part in their event, "Things We Inherit":

The lives of our parents are an inextricable stream running through our own, whether we like it or not. This brook of memories may include psychological trauma or complex interactions or the physical burden of unwell aging. Most often, it includes profound love. Four writers from varied backgrounds share the insights offered in their beautifully balanced, and intricate yet raw, memoirs that speak to family history and the lifelong task of unburdening ourselves from a yoke of family secrets or grief. Peter Gajdics (The Inheritance of Shame), Elizabeth Hay (All Things Consoled), Chelene Knight (Dear Current Occupant) and Lindsay Wong (The Woo-Woo) speak to the catalyst of some of the deepest joy and deepest grief we know: our parents.



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“International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia” – In Conversation between Peter Gajdics and Morgane Oger

In honour of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, please join us on May 17 for an "In Conversation" between Peter Gajdics, author of The Inheritance of Shame, and Morgane Oger, trans politician and activist. 

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Presented by The Vancouver Public Library, in partnership with the Morgane Oger Foundation.

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