Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Book Launch: Skin Boat by John Terpstra

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Book Launch: Skin Boat by John Terpstra
When

Friday, October 30, 2009 - 7:00pm

Where

St Thomas’s Church
383 Huron St
Toronto, ON

Details

"I have thought every thought about how I would rather be somewhere else, anywhere else. I have thought that there is no place on earth that I would rather be. I have asked myself, Why do I persist?"

Join author John Terpstra along with with Tom Crothers for the launch of Skin Boat (Gaspereau Press).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

John Terpstra has published seven books of poetry, the most recent of which, Disarmament (GP, 2003), was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award in 2004. He has also published two prose projects: Falling Into Place (GP, 2002) is a creative investigation of the Iroquois Bar – a giant glacial sandbar which lies beneath one of Canada’s busiest transportation corridors. The Boys (GP, 2005) tells the story of his wife’s three brothers, who lived with muscular dystrophy until their early twenties. It was shortlisted for the Charles Taylor Prize. John lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

This is a free event open to the public.

For more information, call 416 979 2323.

Location

St Thomas’s Church
383 Huron St
Toronto, ON

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