Happy to launch two 2018 collections, Local Heroes (Insomniac Press) and Fox Haunts (Aeolus House). I also read from Barbaric Cultural Practice (Quattro Books)
Sunday, September 9, 2018, 4-6 pm. Launch of Fox Haunts, with Aeolus House poets: Ariane Blackman, Brian Cameron, Stanley Fefferman, Tom Hamilton, Penn Kemp and Colin Morton. Pressed (waffle house), 750 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, ON K1R 6X5. Contact: Allan, email@example.com.** THANKS to Allan and this grand troupe of poets!
Aeolus House Brunch at Colin and Mary Lee’s. Photos by Colin Morton
Gavin & Penn listening to music played by Mary Lee and Tom
With Bob Hogg at Pressed… after 50 years!
Gavin and Sue McMaster, Ottawa launch. Photo: Robert Hogg
Aeolus Ottawa Launch! Photo: Pearl Pirie
Monday, Sept. 10, 7 pm. Launch, Local Heroes and Fox Haunts. Novel Idea, 156 Princess St, Kingston, ON K7L 1B1. Introduced by Elizabeth Greene. Contact: (613) 546-9799, firstname.lastname@example.org. With many thanks to Aurora Dokken! Featured on Bruce Kauffman’s radio show “finding a voice”—a showcase of spoken-word events broadcast weekly, Friday 4-6pm EST on CFRC 101.9FM. http://188.8.131.52/wp/eventscalendar/
Reading from Local Hero at Novel Idea, Kingston. Photo by Andrew Sims.
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 7-9 pm. Launch of Fox Haunts, with Aeolus House poets: Ariane Blackman, Brian Cameron, Tom Hamilton, Penn Kemp and Sydney White. Supermarket Restaurant, 268 Augusta Ave., Toronto. Contact: Allan, email@example.com.*
Spooky photo of Becoming FOX at Aeolus To. launch. By Anna Klm.
More September launch pics:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151208875584945&type=1&l=95e82dcd61. Photos by Pearl Pirie
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1gVRNQMk5fW1uYiZIhfO5o49eMt6EzClo Photos by Colin Morton
Sunday, September 23, 2018, 1 pm. Launch of Out of Line by Tanis MacDonald with Tom Cull and Penn. Reading from Local Heroes and Fox Haunts. Oxford Book Shop, 262 Piccadilly St, London, N6A 1S4. Contact: Hilary 519-438-8336, http://www.oxfordbookshop.com
October 1-31, 2018. Kalamaka Press Writer-in-Residence, Caetani Cultural Centre, Vernon, BC. Readings TBA. http://www.kalwriters.com/residency/residency.html, https://www.caetani.org/about/
Wednesday, October 10, 5:15 – 6:30. Reading. Contact: Nancy Holmes, Department of Creative Studies, UBC, FIPKE 124, 1148 Research Rd. Kelowna, British Columbia, V1V 1V7.
Sunday October 14. Reading with Daphne Marlatt. Co-op People’s Bookstore. 1391 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3X5. Contact: Rolf (604) 253-6442, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:00 pm. Launch of Local Heroes and reading with Susan McCaslin. Spoken Ink Reading Series, Burnaby Arts Council, Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby, BC. Host Lara Varasi, email@example.com (604)240-8903.*
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, , 7:00 pm. Launch and reading with Sharon Thesen. Poets’ Corner, Massy Books, 229 E. Georgia, Vancouver BC. Sponsored by Canada Council.***
Contact: James Felton (604) 767-6908 firstname.lastname@example.org www.massybooks.com/.
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:00 pm. Launch and reading with Sharon Thesen at Milkcrate Records, 527 Lawrence Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L8. Contact: Matthew Rader, P. 250.807.8092 email@example.com
Saturday, October 20, 2018. Nelson, BC. Launch, The Triumph of Teresa Harris and Local Heroes. TBA. Contact: Elizabeth Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org
November 2-4, Wordsfest, London ON. TBA. Mary McDonald and I are presenting River Revery augmented reality as part of Poet Laureate Presents. http://wordsfest.ca/
* The launches in Ottawa and Burnaby are sponsored by the League of Canadian Poets and the Canada Council for the Arts. Thanks for their continued support!
** The launch in Toronto is sponsored by the League of Canadian Poets, Metro Readings in Public Places.
***The launch in Vancouver is sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts.
LOCAL HEROES: Poetry · Canada $19.95 · US $19.95 · Trade paperback ·
ISBN 978-1-55483-206-4 · 154 pages · 5″ x 8”