Gail ScottAuthor Gail Scott will deliver a free public reading Thursday, Feb. 14, at Common Ground Art Gallery.

Writer-in-residence to deliver reading

Novelist and essayist Gail Scott, UWindsor writer-in-residence, will read from her works in a free public presentation Thursday, Feb. 14, at Common Ground Art Gallery.

Scott is known for her work in such experimental forms as prose poetry and New Narrative. She was a major contributor to 1980s Québécoise feminist language theory, known as écriture au féminin, which explores the relationship between language, bodies, and feminist politics.

Her reading, which starts at 8 p.m., is sponsored by the dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and co-ordinated by the English department.

Common Ground is located in the Mackenzie Hall Cultural Centre, 3277 Sandwich St.