The Factory Reading Series presents
three readings and chapbook launches by:
Kemeny Babineau (Brantford)lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Jason Christie (Ottawa)
+ Chris Johnson (Ottawa)
Friday, January 9, 2015;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)
Kemeny Babineau [pictured] is a bookseller, micro-presser, and poet living in Brantford Ontario.
He will be launching THE BLACKBURN FILES (2014), his second above/ground press chapbook after AFTER PROGRESS (2012).
Jason Christie is the author of i Robot, Canada Post, and Unknown Actor. His chapbook, Government, published by above/ground press, was shortlisted for the 2014 bpNichol Chapbook Award. Jason lives in Ottawa with his wife and their one-year old son.
He will be launching Cursed Objects (2014), his third above/ground press chapbook, after 8th Ave 15th St NW. (2004) and Government (2013).
Chris Johnson is a has-been. He used to be an editor at In/Words Magazine & Press. He used to be a student at Carleton University. His poetry has previously appeared on bywords.ca, The Steel Chisel, The Peter F. Yacht Club and in a few nice little zines.