dee HOBSBAWN-SMITH Jeanne Dark comes of age on the prairie (espresso press) LAUNCH
SATURDAY JUNE 8TH 3PM
knife | fork | book
at The Dark Side Studio | 244 Augusta Avenue | 2nd Floor | Kensington Market | Toronto
Access: We are a second floor walk-up with two all-gender washrooms. Please remove your shoes upon entrance.
Jeanne Dark comes of age on the prairie by dee Hobsbawn-Smith is a linked suite of poems about growing up that is also a reaching-out to the community of prairie poets. Its tough and tender language explores sexual politics, gender identity, and how we make meaning. Published in an edition of 100 numbered copies and sewn into paper wrappers.
Saskatchewan resident dee Hobsbawn-Smith’s poetry, essays, journalism and fiction has appeared in her own books as well as anthologies, magazines, newspapers and literary journals in Canada and the US. Wildness Rushing In, her first poetry collection, was a finalist for Book of the Year and Best Poetry Collection at the Saskatchewan Book Awards, and she recently won Prairie Fire’s 2018 Creative Nonfiction contest. deehobsbawnsmith.com.