Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Art Bar Poetry Series

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Art Bar Poetry Series
When

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 8:00pm

Where

Clinton's
693 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Details

Enjoy an evening of poetry with the following special guests:

Patricia Young's first collection of short fiction, Airstream (Biblioasis 2006, won the Rooke-Metcalfe Award. It was also short-listed for the Butler Prize and included on the Globe and Mail's list of Best One Hundred Books of 2006. She has published nine collections of poetry, most recently, "Here Come the Moonbathers" (Biblioasis 2008. Her numerous awards for poetry include the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the Dorothy Livesay Prize, the League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Competition and the CBC Literary competition. She has twice been nominated for the Governor General's Award for poetry. In 2008 she won Prairie Fire's Poetry Competition, Grain's Prose Poem Contest and Arc's Poem of the Year Prize. In 2007/08 she was the writer in residence at the University of New Brunswick. She lives in Victoria, B. C. Collaborating with Poetry London, Hamilton Poetry Centre and Redeemer College

Sue Chenette is a poet and classical pianist who grew up in northern Wisconsin and has made her home in Toronto since 1972. Her poems have appeared in literary journals and anthologies in Canada, the US, Great Britain, and France. Slender Human Weight, her first full-length collection, was launched by Guernica Editions in December 2009. She is also the author of three chapbooks: A Transport of Grief; Solitude in Cloud and Sun, and The Time Between Us, which won the Canadian Poetry Association's Shaunt Basmajian Award in 2001.

Priscila Uppal is a Toronto writer born in Ottawa in 1974. Among her publications are five collections of poetry, including, most recently: Live Coverage (2003 and Ontological Necessities (2006; all with Exile Editions; and the novels The Divine Economy of Salvation, (2002 and To Whom It May Concern (2009. Her work has been translated into several languages, and Ontological Necessities was short-listed for the prestigious 50,000 Griffin Poetry Prize. She has a PhD in English Literature and is a professor at York University. In 2010 she will release Successful Tragedies: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, U.K). and Traumatology (Exile Editions).
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Admission is free. Donations are accepted.

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Location

Clinton's
693 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

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