Historic Joy Kogawa House announces new writer-in-residence

Historic Joy Kogawa House, the house that was the childhood home of author Joy Kogawa before the internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II, has announced a new writer-in-residence. Susan Crean will live and work in Joy Kogawa House from September 15 to December 15, while working on a new piece of historical non-fiction about headtax payer Wong Dong Wong. You can read about her connection to Wong Dong Wong on her website, What is Toronto. While she is in residence at Joy Kogawa House, there will be public opportunities to engage with her and her work through a reading series and other events. Keep an eye on the Historic Joy Kogawa House website!