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The Art Bar Welcomes Three Ottawa Writers

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The Art Bar Welcomes Three Ottawa Writers
When

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 8:00pm

Where

Clinton's
693 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Details

Don't miss free readings from three fantastic poets:

Rob McLennan was born in Ottawa, Canada's glorious capital city, he currently divides his time between Ottawa and Toronto. The author of some twenty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, his most recent titles are the poetry collections a compact of words (Salmon Poetry, Ireland), Wild Horses (University of Alberta Press, Edmonton), Kate Street (Moira, Chicago) and a second novel, Missing Persons (The Mercury Press). An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press, Chaudiere Books (with Jennifer Mulligan), seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics (ottawater.com/seventeenseconds), The Garneau Review (ottawater.com/garneaureview) and the Ottawa poetry pdf annual ottawater (ottawater.com). He spent the 2007-8 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta, and regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at robmclennan.blogspot.com.

In 2009, Sandra Ridley was co-winner of the bpNichol Chapbook Award and was a finalist for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry. Fallout, her first book of poetry, will be published this spring by Saskatchewan's Hagios Press. An earlier version of this manuscript won the 2008 Alfred G. Bailey Prize. Ridley's poems can also be found in journals including Fiddlehead, Grain, New Quarterly, Prairie Fire, RAMPIKE, and This Magazine, and as a chapbook titled Rest Cure published by Ottawa's Apt. 9 Press.

Marcus McCann is a professional troublemaker. He's the author of Soft Where and 8 chapbooks, most recently Town in a Long Day of Leaving. He was shortlisted for the Lampert Award and won the Newlove Award in 2009. After 8 1/2 years in Ottawa, he moved to Toronto in November to take over as the managing editor of Xtra.
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Location

Clinton's
693 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

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