17 May 2010

Necakov, Power, Ross, Smith reunion!

Very excited about tomorrow's reading in Toronto. Lillian Necakov, Nicholas Power, Jim Smith and I have been part of the same writing community since the early 1980s, and we're all appearing on the same bill at St. Clair/Silverthorn Library. I'm not sure that we've all ever read together before. Here's the skinny:

Tuesday, May 18, 2010
6:30pm - 8:00pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn Library
1748 St. Clair Avenue West (near Old Weston Road)

A lively early evening of new fiction and poetry by Lillian Necakov, Stuart Ross and Jim Smith.

Hosted by Nicholas Power (who will also read a couple of pieces)

Lillian Necakov is the author of four poetry books, including Polaroids (Coach House Books), Hat Trick (Exile Editions), and The Bone Broker (Mansfield Press).

Nicholas Power is a Toronto poet and fiction writer. His book include A Line in the Mind and The Over-the-Shoulder Poems (both from Gesture Press).

Stuart Ross's most recent books are Buying Cigarettes for the Dog (Freehand Books) and Dead Cars in Managua (DC Books). He is the co-editor of Rogue Stimulus: The Stephen Harper Holiday Anthology for a Prorogued Parliament (Mansfield Press).

Jim Smith is back after a decade away from the literary scene. His newest book is Back Off, Assassin: New and Selected Poems (Mansfield Press). He is also the author of Leonel/Roque (Coteau Books), One Hundred Most Frightening Things (blewointmentpress), and more.

Admission is free.

Over and out.


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