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omg, her cocktail has finally arrived!”

Frivolity was in full force last night at Le Gala de l’Académie de la vie littéraire (La Sala Rossa, Montreal) with fantastical hosts Mathieu Arsenault and Catherine Cormier-Larose (congrats!), music by La Fièvre, spectacular trophies by Jonathan Lafleur, an impressive slate of Montreal-scene poets, including Jacob Wren, Elkahna Talbi, Jessica Bebenek, Kama La Mackerel, Marcella Huerta, Mirion Malle, Carl Bessette, with KFB publisher Kirby (see @notyrmuse ‘story’ on instagram), standing in for Jonathan Garfinkel, reading ‘Pansies’ from Bociany (Storks) one of the honourees. Smashing.
(O, and Lauren Turner has “A GODDAMN CHAPBOOK!” (Now available in Montreal at Librarie Drawn & Quarterly).
Photos: KIRBY

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