Friday, January 10, 2014

The Factory Reading Series: Lea, Thomas + Erskine, February 6, 2014

The Factory Reading presents:
a night of readings and chapbook launches

with readings by:

N.W. Lea (Ottawa ON)
Hugh Thomas (Fredericton NB)
+ m erskine (Toronto ON)

lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Thursday, February 6, 2014;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern, Ottawa
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)

author bios:

N.W. Lea lives and writes in Ottawa. He is the author of two previous chapbooks, light years (above/ground press, 2006) and Actual Girl (The Emergency Response Unit, 2011) as well as the full-length collection, Everything is Movies (Chaudiere Books, 2007).

He will be launching his second above/ground press chapbook Present! (2014).

Hugh Thomas [pictured] is a poet and translator living in Fredericton, where he teaches mathematics at the University of New Brunswick. His most recent chapbook, Opening the Dictionary, published by above/ground press, was shortlisted for the 2012 bpNichol chapbook award. Franzlations, a collection of illustrated Kafka remixes, created with Gary Barwin and Craig Conley, was published by New Star Books in 2011.  

He will be launching his second above/ground press chapbook Albanian Suite (2014).

m erskine is a long-time corrupter of words. The poetry condition is responding well to treatment, thanks for asking.

She also had an above/ground press “poem” broadside reprinted in the anthology Groundswell: the best of above/ground press, 1993-2003 (Broken Jaw Press, 2003).

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