Surrey Pride 20 Cultural Lit Xpo – JUNE 29, 2019 SFU Campus

13450 102nd Ave # 250, Surrey, British Columbia V3T 0A3

This event will be held simultaneously inside SFU Surrey Campus on the mezzanine level commencing at 4pm on these unceded Coast Salish Territory — the traditional territories of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw), Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), and Kwikwetlem First Nations. The Xpo will be accessible by both elevators and escalators.


Hasan Namir
A Surrey based writer. He will read from his new book of poetry War Torn. His novel God In Pink won the Lamda literary award for gay fiction.

C.E Gatchalian
A Canadian born writer of Filipino heritage, who has received the Canada Trust award to an openly LGBT writer. His plays have been produced on stage and television. He will be reading from his new book Double Melancholy.

Jotika Chaudhary
Interdisciplinary artist as well as an Expressive Arts Therapist and a community organiser, writer and performer.

Roger Blenman
Surrey School Teacher and writer of poetry and fiction will read from some of his recent work. His recent books include The Book That Changed Your Life and Deader.

Sabrina Symington
Ilustrator, graphic novelist and blogger on normalising transgender issues, will read from First Out is based on her personal experience and those of her friends.

Sajia Sultana
Singer/songwriter blending traditional and modern styles. She will be performing some of her original work.


Imtiaz/Mootaz Popat
Counsellor, Facilitator, Social Justice Advocate, Media Producer and Singer/Songwriter.

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