Sunday, May 18, 2008
Glen Dresser reads from his first novel, Correction Road, published in 2007 by Oberon Press.
Jean Rae Baxter delves into the mystery of a lost play that might be by Shakespeare in Looking for Cardenio, published in 2008 by Seraphim Editions.
Phlip Arima presents his latest poetry collection, Breathe Now from Buschek Books.
Luciano Iacobelli brings the poetry of The Angel Notebook (Seraphim Editions) to Hamilton.
Maxianne Berger reads from Dismantled Secrets, her latest poetry collection, published by Wolsak and Wynn.
Clara Blackwood gives us poetry from her first full-length collection, Subway Medusa, published by Guernica Editions.
Glen Dresser was born in 1977 and grew up on a farm near the small prairie town of
His latest book of poetry is Breathe Now (BuschekBooks) -- a collection of image-driven poems dealing with both individual and global socio-political issues. You can visit Phlip at www.phliparima.com
Luciano Iacobelli was born in 1956 in
Maxianne Berger’s poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals such as In Fine Form (Polestar, 2005) and Carpe Diem: anthologie canadienne du Haiku / A Canadian Anthology of Haiku (David & Borealis, 2008). She likes juggling words and phrases: recent publications include a plunder-paradelle in dANDelion and a trans-cento in The New Quarterly. A montréalaise anglophone, she is active in the French and English haiku and tanka communities, reviewing for Gusts and writing about poetics for the Revue du tanka francophone. With Angela Leuck, she co-edited Sun Through the Blinds: Montreal Haiku Today (Shoreline, 2003). Maxianne Berger’s first book of poems, How We Negotiate (Empyreal, 1999) appeared in French as Compromis (des forges, 2006) in a translation by Florence Buathier. She has served as the Quebec representative for The League of Canadian Poets and as a mentor in the Quebec Writers’ Federation’s mentorship program. When not involved in writing, she is an audiologist at the McGill University Health Centre.