We are elated to share that Transatlantic client and poet Canisia Lubrin will join novelist Edwidge Danticat, composer Nathalie Joachim for a special evening at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York to celebrate Creole Histories including its legacy and it’s role in each of their practices.

The program will also feature a reading by Lubrin from her recently released story collection CODE NOIR and a performance by Joachim from her newest record Ki moun ou ye. A book and record signing and reception will follow the program.

The event will take place on Wednesday February 21st from 6:30 to 8:00pm. 

Click here to get more information: https://www.moma.org/calendar/events/9338

Canisia Lubrin’s books include Voodoo Hypothesis and The Dyzgraphxst. Lubrin’s work has been recognized with the Griffin Poetry Prize, OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, the OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry, the Derek Walcott Prize, the Writer’s Trust of Canada Rising Stars prize, and others. Also a finalist for the Trillium Award for Poetry and Governor General’s Literary Award, Lubrin has held fellowships at the Banff Centre, Civitella Ranieri in Italy, Simon Fraser University, Literature Colloquium Berlin, Queen’s University, and Victoria College at University of Toronto. She studied at York University and the University of Guelph, where she now coordinates the Creative Writing MFA in the School of English & Theatre Studies. In 2021, Lubrin received a Windham-Campbell prize for poetry, and the Globe & Mail named her Poet of the Year. Code Noir: Metamorphoses is her debut fiction, and includes stories listed for the Journey Prize (2019, 2020), Toronto Book Award (2018) and the Shirley Jackson Award (2021). Born in St. Lucia, Lubrin now lives in Whitby, Ontario, and is poetry editor at McClelland & Stewart. 

Canisia is represented by Samantha Haywood.