**SOLD-OUT**Queering Yiddish Folktales: SCHMUTZ Chapbook Launch in the Park
Join us for the reading & launch of SCHMUTZ, a new chapbook of queered Yiddish folklore by Jess Goldman.
In these days of pyjama-clad monotony, we’d like to invite you all to get fabulous and dress up as your favourite folkloric demon, or perhaps a demon of your own invention! But only if you want to, of course.
Reading will begin at 6:30, in Parc Jeanne-Mance, with challah and other tasty Ashkenaz snacks for you to nosh on!
SCHMUTZ was produced under the Museum of Jewish Montreal’s Microgrants for Creative or Cultural Exploration program, with support from the Goodman Foundation and Heritage Canada. Click here to view a pdf of SCHMUTZ
Jess Goldman is a writer from Toronto who currently lives in Montreal, and is also a graduate of Concordia’s Creative Writing program, co-founder of Toronto WordSmiths, a youth writing collective based in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale. Her writing has been published in League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Month Blog, Plasma Dolphin, and Room Magazine among others. She is also the recipient of the Research and Creation Grant from the Canada Council of the Arts, which she was awarded to expand SCHMUTZ into a full manuscript of 10 stories.
To register, click here. **REGISTRATION IS FULL**
In the event of rain, the reading will be rescheduled to Thursday September 17th .Please note stories contain some mature content that may not be suitable for children.