Location: Massy Books, 229 E. Georgia St., Vancouver, BC
The Shoe Project is a program in which immigrant and refugee women, coached by senior writers and theatre artists, tell their own stories through the central metaphor of a pair of shoes. The first Vancouver class ran in 2018 culminating in a sold-out performance. Six of the participants, from Eritrea, Kurdistan, Bangladesh, Syria and Tibet, join writing coach Caroline Adderson to perform their pieces and talk about their settlement experiences and their perspectives on life in Canada.
A part of Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival, taking place at venues across Vancouver, March 8-19.