Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

The Art Bar Poetry Series: Allan Safarik, Leanne Averbach and John Barton

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The Art Bar Poetry Series: Allan Safarik, Leanne Averbach and John Barton
When

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 7:00pm

Where

Clinton's
693 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Details

Come out to Clinton's and enjoy an evening of Poetry. Tonight will feature the following talents:

Allan Safarik is the Author of 12 books of poetry including the award winning When Light Falls from the Sun; he also is the author of a nonfiction volume Notes from the Outside, Episodes from an Unconventional Life. His latest volume of poetry Yellowgrass was also nominated for a Saskatchewan book award, in fact all of his last 4 books have been nominated for book awards.

Leanne Averbach is a Canadian poet and filmmaker. She has been published and has performed with musicians across Canada, in the US and Italy. Her first book Fever (Mansfield Press, Toronto) was short-listed for the national Gerald Lampert Memorial first poetry book prize in 2006. Her companion CD Fever is a fusion of her spoken words and the blues/jazz accompaniment of the Vancouver group, Indigo. Averbach's second short film based on her poetry, Teacups & Mink, has garnered numerous awards. For more information go to www.leanneaverbach.com

John Barton has published eight books of poetry and five chapbooks, including West of Darkness: Emily Carr, a Self-Portrait, Sweet Ellipsis, and Hypothesis. In 2008-2009, he was writer in residence at the Saskatoon Public Library. Born in Edmonton and raised in Calgary, he has won a Patricia Hackett Prize (University of Western Australia, three Archibald Lampman Awards, an Ottawa Book Award, a CBC Literary Award, and a National Magazine Award. He lives in Victoria, where he is editor of The Malahat Review. Brick Books will publish Hymn, his ninth collection of poetry, in the fall of 2009.

Admission is free. Donations are kindly accepted.

See http://www.artbar.org/ for more information

Location

Clinton's
693 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

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