Ivan Coyote

Artist - Ivan Coyote

Ivan Coyote is a writer and internationally renowned storyteller from Canada. Born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon, they are the author of twelve books, the creator of four films, six stage shows, and three albums that combine storytelling with music.

Coyote’s books have won the ReLit Award, been named a Stonewall Honour Book, and been shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Prize for non-fiction. In 2017 Ivan was given an honorary Doctor of Laws from Simon Fraser University for their writing and activism.  In 2019 Ivan marked 25 years on the road as an international touring storyteller and musician, and released their new book, ReBent Sinner, with Arsenal Pulp Press.

“Coyote resists reading trans-ness in hindsight, refuses to centre trans-ness as the single primary concern in trans lives and, in this regard, is quietly radical. Late in the reading, I realized this is a book about family. An emotionally powerful memoir by a great storyteller about normal life.”- Jade Colbert, The Globe and Mail, Nov 2016

“lovely, immensely compassionate and classics of the form.” – Brett Joseph Grubisic, The Vancouver Sun, Oct 2016

Photo credit: Emily Cooper Photography

Live Festival & Online Festival

Saturday 7pm – Outdoor Screening of Ivan from their Cabin in the Yukon

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