The Factory Reading Series:
Julie Morrissy (Dublin)
Sarah Burgoyne (Montreal)
+ Claire Farley (Ottawa)
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Saturday, March 26, 2016;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)
Julie Morrissy is a poet from Dublin currently living in her home city after spending a number of years living in Canada and the USA. In 2015 she was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize in the UK, and selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series. Her work has published widely in Ireland, the UK, and Canada. Morrissy has performed readings at the Strokestown International Poetry Festival, the International Literature Festival Dublin, and on national radio. Her debut poetry pamphlet I Am Where is published by Eyewear Press in the UK.
Sarah Burgoyne [pictured] is from Canada's West Coast and currently lives in Montreal. Her first book of poetry, Saint Twin, is being published with Mansfield Press in the spring of 2016. She will be launching a new chapbook with above/ground press.
Claire Farley lives and works in Ottawa where she is the co-founder and editor of Canthius, a feminist literary journal. Her poetry has been published in The Apeiron Review, The Minetta Review, ottawater, The Peter F. Yacht Club and in the workshop anthology assignment: zero (above/ground press, 2015). She has writing forthcoming in some mark made, a publication considering hybrid, material literary practices.