The Factory Reading Series:
Meredith Quartermain (Vancouver)lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
jenna jarvis (Ottawa)
+ Monty Reid (Ottawa)
Thursday, September 1, 2016
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)
Meredith Quartermain’s [pictured] second novel, U Girl, will be published by Talonbooks Aug/Sept 2016. She is also the author of I, Bartleby: short stories; Recipes from the Red Planet (finalist for a BC Book Award (Fiction)); Nightmarker (finalist for a Vancouver Book Award); Rupert's Land: a novel; and Vancouver Walking (winner of a BC Book Award (Poetry)).
jenna jarvis is a poet and a barista. her writing has appeared in puritan magazine and keep this bag away from children, as well as in various zines and microblogs, including a recent above/ground press broadside.
Monty Reid was born in Saskatchewan, worked for many years in Alberta, BC and Quebec, and now lives in Ottawa. His Meditatio Placentae was published by Brick Books in 2016. Previous books include Garden (Chaudiere), The Luskville Reductions (Brick), and CrawlSpace (Anansi) as well as chapbooks such as Kissing Bug (Phafours), Moan Coach (above/ground) and Site Conditions (Apt 9). His frequently-modified A Gran Zoo remains forthcoming from BuschekBooks and his current project, Intelligence, is nearing completion. He has won Alberta’s Stephansson Award for Poetry on three occasions, the Lampman Award, two national magazine awards, and is a 3-time nominee for the Governor-General’s Award. He is currently the Managing Editor for Arc Poetry Magazine and Festival Director at VerseFest, Ottawa’s international poetry festival.