Friday, October 26, 2018
The Factory Reading Series: Emily Izsak chapbook launch w Sarah Kabamba + Sarah MacDonell
The Factory Reading Series
above/ground press chapbook launch
for London, Ontario poet Emily Izsak
with special guest-readers:
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Thursday, November 1, 2018;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs), Ottawa
Emily Izsak is the author of Whistle Stops: A Locomotive Serial Poem (Signature Editions, 2017) and Stickup (shuffaloff/Eternal Network, 2015). Her work has been published in Arc Poetry Magazine, The Puritan, House Organ, Cough, CV2, The Doris, and The Hart House Review. In 2014 she was selected as PEN Canada’s New Voices Award nominee. Emily is currently 25 and living in London, Ontario, but all of that could change at any moment.
We are surrounded by stories and poetry, Sarah Kabamba just wants to share some of them with you. She is of Congolese origins, and now lives in Ottawa.
Sarah MacDonell writes, bakes and bikes around Ottawa. She is the digital content editor for Canthius and the communications officer for the Green Party. She was a 2017 Tree Reading Series Hot Ottawa Voice and her poem “Beinn Bhiroach” won an honourable mention for the Diane Brebner Prize. Her first chapbook, The Lithium Body, came out in 2017 with In/Words and her work has been published in literary magazines across Canada and the US.