Please join us for the final Poetry London reading of the season on Wed. April 22, 2015!
Featuring London poet Laurie Graham and Kingston author Steven Heighton.
Landon Branch Library
167 Wortley Rd., London, ON
Readings begin at 7:30m
Pre-reading workshop at 6:30pm. See side-bar for more details.
Questions? Email us at poetrylondon.ca at gmail.com
or call the Landon Library at 519-439-6240
Laurie D. Graham is a writer, a book reviewer, an editor of Brick magazine, and an instructor at Humber College. Her first book of poetry, Rove, was published in fall 2013 by Regina’s Hagios Press. She is a regular reviewer for Brick, The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, and Room, and she has had poems, short stories, and essays published in journals across the country, as well as in the anthologies Best Canadian Poetry 2012, A Crystal through Which Love Passes: Glosas for P.K. Page, and Poems from Planet Earth. Laurie grew up in the suburbs of Edmonton and now resides in London, Ontario.
Steven Heighton's most recent books are the Trillium Award finalist The Dead Are More Visible (Knopf, 2012), Workbook: Memos & Dispatches on Writing (ECW, 2011), and Every Lost Country (Vintage, 2011). His 2005 novel, Afterlands (Vintage, 2006), appeared in six countries and was a New York Times Book Review editors’ choice. His short fiction and poetry have received four gold and one silver National Magazine Awards and have appeared in London Review of Books, Best English Stories, Best American Poetry, Zoetrope: All-Story, Tin House, Poetry, Brick, TLR, The Walrus, and five editions of Best Canadian Stories. Heighton has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award and Britain’s W.H. Smith Award, and he is a fiction reviewer for the New York Times Book Review.