8:00am – 10:00am
Anais West is a queer actor, playwright, and producer, as well as a settler of Polish descent. She is the playwright of Underground Absolute Fiction, which has a reading at the Queer Arts Festival, in association with the frank theatre. Underground Absolute Fiction is an immersive play-meets-punk-concert, inspired by the apartment theatre of 1980s Poland. It invites audiences into a secret meeting at a post-Communist home. There, they join a queer punk band and Lena, a Polish-Canadian settler. Follow online.
Danny Ramadan is a Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker, and LGBTQ+ refugee activist. A Night of Storytelling at the Queer Arts Festival is back for its fifth year and once again hosted by the much-beloved Danny Ramadan, this time around as a new online experience. Spend a night in with the talented LGBTQ2+ voices of the CanLit scene. Follow him online.