October 13th Reading

September 22, 2010 § Leave a comment

We’ve got another set of great readers for our Cross-Border Pollination reading series. This reading will be at Central Library, Alma VanDusen Room, Lower Level, 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver BC. Starting at 7pm till 8:30. Entry is free. Our Facebook event page is here.

Join us for another great evening with readings by:

Gurjinder Basran studied creative writing at Simon Fraser Univeristy and The Banff Center for the Arts. Her first novel Everything Was Good-bye was a semi finalist for Amazon.com’s 2008 Next Breakthrough Novel Award and is the winner of the Search for the Next Great B.C. Novel Contest.

Carolyn Smart‘s fifth collection of poems, Hooked – Seven Poems, was published in 2009 by Brick Books. An excerpt from her memoir At the End of the Day (Penumbra Press, 2001) won first prize in the 1993 CBC Literary Contest. She is the founder of the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, and since 1989 she has taught Creative Writing and Contemporary Canadian Poetry at Queen’s University.

Melanie Siebert recently completed an MFA at the University of Victoria with a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Fellowship and won the Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Award for her thesis. Her poetry has been broadcast on CBC Radio and published in The Walrus, The Malahat Review, Event, and Prairie Fire. For more than ten years, she has worked as a guide on wilderness rivers across the north from Alaska to Baffin Island.

Antony Di Nardo was born in Montreal and has lived in southern and northwestern Ontario, Toronto, the Eastern Townships, and Germany. He now lives in Oshawa although he has been teaching in Beirut for the past three years at the International College. His poetry appears widely in journals across Canada and internationally.

Carol Guess is the author of six books of poetry and prose. Forthcoming books include Homeschooling, a novel, and Doll Studies: Forensics, a prose poetry collection.

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