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Jill Battson Book Launch & Poetry Reading

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Jill Battson Book Launch & Poetry Reading

Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 5:00pm



Folded and Gathered Press and the XEXE Gallery present the book launch and poetry reading for Jill Battson's Dark Star Requiem.


Jill Battson is an internationally published poet and poetry activist. She has been widely featured in literary journals and anthologies in North America and the UK and has performed her work around the globe. Her new book of poems on the subject of AIDS, Dark Star Requiem, (Folded&Gathered Press, Nov.. 2010) formed the basis for libretto for the Dark Star Requiem Oratorio, composed by Andrew Staniland, and which premiered at the Luminato Festival in Toronto in June, 2010.

All proceeds from sales at XEXE of the limited edition soft cover will be donated to the Steven Lewis Foundations in recognition of World AIDS Day 2010.


Folded&Gathered Press is an independent publisher and fine press. They are occasional publishers of books of literary and artistic interest. Thier mandate is to produce limited edition volumes showcasing traditional printing and binding techniques, and in which the design of the book-as-object reflects the communicative intent of the authors and artists with whom they work.

Event runs from 5-7pm. For more information, please see


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