Current Events

Please note a change to our upcoming Wed. Oct. 22, 2014 line-up!
This Wednesday will feature Gary Barwin from Hamilton and Adrienne Barrett from Woodstock.

Landon Branch Library
167 Wortley Rd., London, ON
Readings begin at 7:30m
Please note that the Oct. workshop will begin at 6:00pm, instead of 6:30pm.

Questions? Email us at poetrylondon.ca at gmail.com
or call the Landon Library at 519-439-6240

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Gary Barwin, currently the Writer-in-Residence at Western, is the author of seventeen books of poetry and fiction, as well as books for both teens and children. His latest poetry collection is Moon Baboon Canoe (Mansfield Press) and he has just completed a novel, Yiddish for Pirates. Barwin is winner of the 2013 City of Hamilton Arts Award and the Hamilton Poetry Book of the Year 2011, and co-winner of 2011 Harbourfront Poetry NOW competition, the 2010 bpNichol chapbook award, and the KM Hunter Artist Award. He was born in Northern Ireland and lives in Hamilton.

Adrienne Barrett
is a writer and bricklayer. Her first collection of poetry, The House is Still Standing, was published by the Icehouse imprint of Goose Lane Editions in 2013. A graduate of UBC’s MFA program, she has had her work published in Arc, Prairie Fire, The Fiddlehead and The 2011 Montreal Prize Anthology. Adrienne grew up near Orangeville, spent many years in Toronto, and now lives in Woodstock, Ontario.