THIS WEEK | THURSDAY NIGHT POETS
knife | fork | book
at Rick’s Cafe | 281 Augusta Avenue | Kensington Market | Toronto
Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish
Toronto poet and essayist MAUREEN SCOTT HARRIS has published three collections of poetry: A Possible Landscape (Brick Books, 1993), Drowning Lessons (Pedlar Press, 2004), awarded the 2005 Trillium Book Award for Poetry, and Slow Curve Out (Pedlar Press, 2012). Her chapbook, Waters Remembered, recently appeared from Espresso.
JENNIFER LOVEGROVE’s latest book is the poetry collection Beautiful Children with Pet Foxes (BookThug, 2017). She’s also the author of the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlisted novel Watch How We Walk, and two earlier poetry collections The Dagger Between Her Teeth (ECW Press, 2002) and I Should Never Have Fired the Sentinel (ECW Press, 2005) She’s currently working on a new novel tentatively called The Bone Harvester.
LISA RICHTER is poet, writer, and teacher, the author of Closer to Where We Began, published by Tightrope Books in spring 2017. Her poetry and non-fiction have been featured in both journals and anthologies, including Minola Review, The Puritan, The Malahat Review, Literary Review of Canada, and The Toronto Quarterly. Her chapbook, Intertextual, was published by Pooka Press in 2010. In 2015, her suite of poems, “Where the Old Road Begins,” was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize.