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2017-2018 Reading Series
ELIZABETH GREENE

October 20, 2017

 

About the Speaker

Elizabeth Greene has published three books of poetry, The Iron ShoesMoving, and Understories, the last two with Inanna Press. She edited and contributed to We Who Can Fly: Poems, Essays and Memories in Honour of Adele Wiseman (Cormorant, 1997), which won the Betty and Morris Aaron Prize for Best Canadian Scholarship (Jewish Book Awards). Three of her poems were included in the inaugural issue of Juniper: an online poetry journal this past summer. Her poems were short-listed for the Descant/Winston Collins Prize (2011, 2013).

 

Her novel, A Season Among Psychics, is forthcoming from Inanna next spring; her selection of Adele Wiseman's poetry, The Dowager Empress and Other Poems, will appear from Inanna in 2019.

 

In an earlier incarnation she taught English at Queen's University, where she was instrumental in Introducing Creative Writing to the Department and was one of the founders of Women's Studies. She lives in Kingston.

 

 

RAOUL FERNANDES

November 24, 2017

 

About the Speaker

Raoul Fernandes's first collection of poems, Transmitter and Receiver (Nightwood Editions, 2015) won the Dorothy Livesay Award and the Debut-litzer Award for Poetry in 2016 and was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry. He has been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including the Best Canadian Poetry 2015. He lives and writes in Vancouver, with his wife and two sons.  

 

 

MARIAM PIRBHAI

January 12, 2018

 

 

KATE CALEY

February 2, 2018

 

 

LIZ HOWARD

March 2, 2018