knife | fork | book
at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto
Doors 1/2 hour before event. We start on time. No entry once program begins.
Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. Please remove your shoes upon entrance.
MIKE BARNES is the author of eleven books of poetry, short fiction, novels, and memoir, including the novel The Adjustment League, The Lily Pond: A Memoir of Madness, Mystery, Myth and Metamorphosis, and, most recently Be With: Letters to a Caregiver. He has won the Danuta Gleed Award and a National Magazine Awards Silver Medal for his short fiction, and the Edna Staebler Award for nonfiction. He lives in Toronto.
DOMINIK PARISIEN is the co-editor, with Navah Wolfe, of The Mythic Dream,Robots vs Fairies, and The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, which won the Shirley Jackson Award and was a finalist for the World Fantasy award, the British Fantasy Award, and the Locus Award. He also co-edited Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction with Elsa Sjunneson-Henry. His poetry chapbook We, Old Young Ones was published by Frog Hollow Press through its Dis/Ability series. Dominik’s fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in Quill & Quire, The Fiddlehead, Uncanny Magazine, Strange Horizons, Exile: The Literary Quarterly, as well as other magazines and anthologies. He is a disabled, bisexual, French Canadian. He lives in Toronto.
Poet and playwright SHANNON BRAMER lives in Toronto. Previous collections of poetry include: suitcases and other poems (winner of the 2000 Hamilton and Region Best Book Award), scarf, The Refrigerator Memory and Precious Energy (book*hug). She has also published chapbooks with above/ground press and Book*hug, and regularly conducts poetry workshops for students of all ages. Her illustrated collection of poems for children, Climbing Shadows (illustrated by Cindy Derby) is out now from Groundwood Books.