Sian Northey travelled to the IFOA Festival (International Festival of Authors) held in Toronto, Canada in October. Sian read her work at the ‘Around the World’ event, which included readings from three continents and nine countries. Her visit was supported by the British Council in Canada.
A postcard from Canada, where the welcome is warm.
1. IFOA Toronto organised a trip for the writers to Niagra (and provided me with a feast of food and drink!)
2. The Sweetgrass Conference on Indigenous Languages invited me to read a poem at the dinner to honour language teachers and campaigners (and provided me witha feast of food and drink!)
3. Stayed at the home of one of the Mohawk Tribe who's learning Welsh (and provided me with a feast of food and drink!)
Latvian poet Madara Gruntmane, will visit Wales as part of a translation residency between April 13 - 21 2018. ...more