The 2016 James Reaney Memorial Lecture with John Beckwith

November 5, 2016 at 4:30pm

In Partnership with the London Public Library, Words is very pleased to present the 2016 James Reaney Memorial Lecture, featuring John Beckwith!

The annual series celebrates the legacy of Canadian poet & playwright James Crerar “Jamie” Reaney. The lecture series features a talk by a distinguished speaker who is knowledgeable about the life and work of Reaney as well as the literary and cultural history of the Southwestern Ontario region. Words Festival is thrilled to have the opportunity to present this year's lecture. 

Authors & Presenters

James Reaney

London arts & cultural journalist & writer

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John Beckwith

Canadian composer, writer, pianist, and administrator. He holds the Order of Canada and five honorary doctorates. He’ll be giving the James Reaney Lecture.

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