Launch of Local Heroes (Insomniac Press) by Penn Kemp
April 19,, 2018, Lecture Theatre
Museum London, 421 Ridout St N.
6:30-7:15. Curator Tour: Women’s Lives in Canada: A History, 1875-2000
7:30-8:30. Penn’s reading
8:30-9 pm. Book signing
Join London poet and playwright Penn Kemp for the launch of her book
Local Heroes (Insomniac Press). Local Heroes is a celebration of regional artists from Greg Curnoe and James Kemp to writers Alice Munro, Colleen Thibaudeau and Bonnie Burnard. New poems about explorer Teresa Harris are featured.
The evening includes an exhibition tour with curator Amber Lloydlangston, followed by Insomniac Press publisher Mike O’Connor and Penn’s reading.
The theatre will show several short videos on Local Heroes by Dennis Siren, Mary McDonald and Western’s Community Engaged Learning. The poet will then sign books.
Contact: Museum London, 519 661-0333, firstname.lastname@example.org
promo video: https://youtu.be/x-edwKodu0s
For more about LOCAL HEROES, please see http://poetryminiinterviews.blogspot.ca/2018/03/penn-kemp-part-one.html.
Cover photo courtesy Harris Fonds, Western Archives, Western University