Priscila Uppal, professor of English in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, spoke to Matt Galloway on CBC's Metro Morning March 24 about her work as poet-in-residence during the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Games. Uppal wrote poems about the competitions and read them to the athletes and their families, which are archived on the Canadian Athletes Now Fund Web site.
She also discussed her new poetry book, Traumatology, which launches today at 8pm at the Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. (at Henderson Avenue) in Toronto.
The entire interview is available on CBC's Web site and runs approximately seven minutes.
Posted by Elizabeth Monier-Williams, research communications officer.