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JAY MillAr I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You (Anvil Press)
w/ R. KOLEWE KATE SUTHERLAND SHANNON BRAMER JENNIFER LOVEGROVE
SEASON OPENER FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH
DOORS 630 POETRY 7
Jay MillAr is the author of several books, including Timely Irreverence, Mycological Studies, the small blue, esp: accumulation sonnets and Other Poems. He is also the author of many privately published editions, including Lack Lyrics, which tied to win the 2008 bpNichol Chapbook Award. His most recent is I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You: New & Selected (Anvil Press), spans more than 25 years of the poet’s work. Jay is the co-publisher at Book*hug Press, an independent award-winning publishing house; he also curates Apollinaire’s Bookshoppe, a virtual bookstore that specializes in the books that no one wants to buy. For many years he taught poetry/poetics at Toronto New School of Writing. Jay lives and works in Toronto with his partner Hazel and their two sons Reid and Cole.