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Please join us next on Wed. Jan. 20, 2016 when Poetry London hosts Montreal poets Erín Moure and Robyn Sarah .

167 Wortley Rd., London, ON
The reading begins at 7:30pm
Pre-reading workshop at 6:30pm. See side-bar for more details.

Erín Moure's work has garnered the Governor General's, Pat Lowther, and A.M. Klein Awards; was a three-time Griffin Prize finalist; finalist for the Kobzar Prize; and has appeared in short films, theatre, and music compositions. Recently: Kapusta (Anansi 2015) is a book-length poem-play-cabaret of memory and war in Ukraine and Alberta, an outcry against genocides. Moure’s biopoetics, Insecession (BookThug 2014), was published in one volume alongside her translation of Chus Pato’s biopoetics, Secession. Moure also translates poetry from French, Galician, Spanish and Portuguese by, among others, Nicole Brossard, Andrés Ajens, Louise Dupré, Rosalía de Castro, Chus Pato and Fernando Pessoa.

Robyn Sarah, born in New York to Canadian parents, grew up in Montreal. A poet, writer, literary editor, and musician, she is the author of ten poetry collections, most recently My Shoes Are Killing Me (Biblioasis), which was the winner of the 2015 Governor General's Award for poetry. She is also the author of two collections of short stories and a book of essays on poetry. In 1990 she was a winner in the CBC literary competition for poetry, and her poems have been broadcast by Garrison Keillor on The Writer’s Almanac and anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry in English (2009 and 2010), The Bedford Introduction to Literature, The Norton Anthology of Poetry, and Modern Canadian Poets: An Anthology (UK). She currently lives in Montreal and is poetry editor for Toronto's Cormorant Books.
Photo credit: D. R. Cowles

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