billy-ray belcourt

April 8

New Work


April 8 2022: 7:30 p.m.

Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation in Treaty 8 territory. He lives in Vancouver, where he is an Assistant Professor in the School of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. His books are THIS WOUND IS A WORLD, winner of the 2018 Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize, NDN COPING MECHANISMS, longlisted for Canada Reads 2020, and A HISTORY OF MY BRIEF BODY, winner of the 2021 Hubert Evans Prize for Non-Fiction and a finalist for a 2020 Governor General’s Literary Award.