18th Annual Festival Live In Nanaimo - April 21 & 22, 2023
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Jenn L Ashton
Jenn L Ashton

Jenn L Ashton - North Vancouver, BC

Jenn Ashton is an Award-winning Coast Salish author and visual artist. She is the author of the prize-winning “Siamelaht” in British Columbia History in 2019, her book of Short Stories, People Like Frank, and Other Stories from The Edge Of Normal (TidewaterPress 2020) was a finalist for the Indigenous Voices Award 2021. She was shortlisted again in 2022. Jenn is Writer in Residence at the British Columbia History Magazine, an Authenticity Reader for Penguin/Random House USA and currently reads History at Oxford University. While Jenn writes in many genres, she is an award-winning poet and has work in the new Caitlin Press Anthology, Worth More Standing, Ed. by Christine Lowther (2022). When not writing, painting, or teaching, Jenn enjoys cedar and wool weaving, making regalia and short films and being in her greenhouse.

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