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Queen's Reads: An evening with Kai Cheng Thom (ONLINE)

Thursday, March 3, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Join the Student Experience Office and Queen’s Reads for an event featuring the 2021-2022 Queen’s Reads author, Kai Cheng Thom, as she discusses her book I Hope we Choose Love: A Trans Girl’s Notes from the End of the World

In a heartbreaking yet hopeful collection of personal essays and prose poems, blending the confessional, political, and literary, acclaimed poet and essayist Kai Cheng Thom dives deep into the questions that haunt social movements today. With the author's characteristic eloquence and honesty, I Hope We Choose Love proposes heartfelt solutions on the topics of violence, complicity, family, vengeance, and forgiveness. Taking its cues from contemporary thought leaders in the transformative justice movement such as Adrienne Maree Brown and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, this provocative book is a call for nuance in a time of political polarization, for healing in a time of justice, and for love in an apocalypse.

Clarissa de Leon
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