The HPL Catalogue and HPL App will undergo maintenance and service interruptions on Sunday February 25, from 8 am to 10 am. Members will not be able to log into HPL library accounts during these time frames.
Thank you for your patience.
Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 12:00pm
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Jaclyn Desforges is the 2023-24 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence.
A Writer in Residence is an established author who mentors aspiring scribes.
About Jaclyn Desforges
Jaclyn Desforges is the author of Danger Flower and Why Are You So Quiet? She is the winner of the 2022 Hamilton Literary Award for Poetry, 2022 City of Hamilton Creator Award, 2020 Hamilton Emerging Artist Award for Writing, two 2019 Short Works Prizes and the 2018 RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia’s School of Creative Writing and lives in Hamilton with her partner and daughter.