Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015 / LYRICS by Victoria poet laureate Linda Rogers

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Sometimes a poem wants to be a song. Check out our website and the songs of redemption on Ruin and Beauty, the new album with Light Sweet Crude featuring my husband, blues mandolinist Rick van Krugel, singer Chris Trygg, Doug and the Slugs (David Letterman's favourite band) lead guitarist and Rev Gary Davis student Richard Baker, Del Cowsill on bass, Andy Graffitti on drums, Steve Drake on guitar, and heartstrings steel guitar by Jake Galbraith.

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Linda Rogers

Linda Rogers is the author of the novels Say My Name (Ekstasis Editions, 2000), Friday Water (Cormorant Books, 2003) and The Empress Letters (Cormorant Books, 2007). She has also published several collections of poetry, including Love in the Rainforest (Exile Editions, 1996), Heaven Cake (Sono Nis Press, 1997), The Saning (Sono Nis Press, 1999) and The Bursting Test (Guernica Editions, 2002).

Go to Linda Rogers’s Author Page