Offsite at Orbital Arts Gallery 275 Augusta Ave Kensington Market Toronto
Access: Storefront gallery. Wheelchair Accessible. No public washrooms.
Ágnes Cserháti lives in Aurora, Ontario. Writing mainly of memory and place, her poetry has won the Hart House Poetry Prize (University of Toronto) twice and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and the Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Competition (Toronto). Her writing has been published in Hart House Review along with journals in the UK and Ireland. She is also the founder and editor of Rufus Books Publishing.
Shane Neilson is a poet, physician, literary critic, and scholar of Canadian literatures. In 2018, he completed his PhD in English and Cultural Studies at McMaster. His work on CanLit based in disability studies was awarded SSHRC’s $50,000 “Talent” Award. Shane’s own poetry has received several accolades, including the Hamilton Literary Award for Poetry in 2018 and a Walrus Poetry Prize in 2017, as selected by Margaret Atwood. Shane will publish New Brunswick, his fifth book of poems, with Biblioasis this Spring. Shane is an assistant professor in family medicine at McMaster University (adjunct) and practices medicine at a little clinic in Guelph.
Anton Pooles was born in Novosibirsk, Siberia and raised in Toronto. He is a graduate of Humber’s Film program and the University of Toronto’s Creative Writing program. His first chapbook, Monster 36, was published by Anstruther Press in 2018.