FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2003
WRITER’S READING SERIES FEATURES ARMAND GARNETT RUFFO
Author Armand Garnett Ruffo will speak at Trent University this Wednesday, February 5, as part of the University’s 2002/03 Writer’s Reading series.
Mr. Ruffo is a member of the Sagamiok First Nation and teaches at Carleton University. He has published poetry, fiction and essays, and his plays and filmscripts include A Windigo Tale and Portrait of the Artist as an Indian. Mr. Ruffo published Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney in 1997.
A recipient of the Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry and the Canadian Authors’ Association Prize for Poetry, Mr. Ruffo also took top honours in the 2001 CBC Arts Performance Showcase Competition for Drama.
This event is free and open to the public. It starts at 1 p.m. in the Lady Eaton College Pit on Trent University’s Symons Campus.
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