THURSDAY NIGHT POETS JANUARY 19TH
CLAIRE CALDWELL Invasive Species
LAURA K. McRAE Distributaries
MICHAEL PRIOR Model Disciple
Doors 6:30PM Poetry 7-ish
Claire Caldwell is a poet and editor living in Toronto. Her first book is Invasive Species, part of the Buckrider Books imprint at Wolsak and Wynn. Claire was the 2013 winner of the Malahat Review‘s Long Poem Prize, and her work has appeared in many magazines and journals, including This Magazine, Maisonneuve and Prism International. She also runs SmallPrintTO’s Rhyme Stew, a rap-poetry workshop for kids. Claire holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Find her on Twitter @cpmcaldwell or send her an email at clairepmcaldwell (at) gmail (dot) com.
Laura Kathryn McRae is a teacher in Toronto, Ontario where she lives and writes. Her debut chapbook, Distributaries (Frog Hollow Press, 2016). Her work has appeared in The Antigonish Review, PIF Magazine, Northwind Magazine, and Room Magazine, and is forthcoming in Emerge Literary Journal and in Contemporary Verse 2.
Michael Prior‘s first collection is Model Disciple (Vehicule/Signal, 2016). His poems have appeared in many publications across North America and the UK. Winner of The Walrus‘s Poetry Prize, Matrix Magazine’s LitPop Award, Grain’s Short Grain Contest, Magma Poetry’s Editors’ Prize and Vallum’s Poetry Prize, Michael currently resides in Ithaca, New York, where he is an MFA candidate in poetry at Cornell University.
FRIDAY NIGHT PROTEST READING JANUARY 20TH 7-9PM
MOEZ SURANI Operations
knife fork book & BookThug present a global reading of the epic list poem in its entirely. In/outdoors (dress for the weather)