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Reading and Conversation: Cancelled

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 1 – 2:30 pm
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Watson Hall, Room 517

49 Bader Lane
Queen's University
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

Souvankham Thammavongsa, Winner of the Trillium Book Award, 2014 and the O. Henry Award

A Reading and Conversation


Souvankham Thammavongsa is the author of four collections of poetry, including  three collections published by Pedlar Press: “Small Arguments”, “Found”, “Light” (winner of the Trillium Book Award, 2014) and most recently, “Cluster” (M&S, 2019). She will be reading from her first collection of short fiction “How To Pronounce Knife” (M&S, 2020). One of the stories from this collection entitled “Slingshot” (published in Harper’s Magazine) won the O. Henry Award. 

There will be books for sale, and the event is open to the general public.

We are grateful to the Writers’ Union of Canada for the financial support of this reading.

Special thanks to the Department of English

Creative Writing at Queen's

Queen's University

Department of English, Queen's University

Watson Hall
49 Bader Lane
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

Telephone (613) 533-2153



Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.