Please join us for Poetry London's first poetry event of the new year
on Wed. Jan. 21, 2015!
Featuring James Arthur from Baltimore and Vancouver's Jane Munro.
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
James Arthur's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, The New York Review of Books, Ploughshares, Brick, and The American Poetry Review. He has received the Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, a Stegner Fellowship, a Hodder Fellowship, a Discovery/The Nation Prize, The Fiddlehead’s Ralph Gustafson Prize, and a residency at the Amy Clampitt House. His first book, Charms Against Lightning, was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2012 as a Lannan Literary Selection. James grew up in Toronto and now lives in Baltimore, where he teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.
Jane Munro’s sixth poetry collection is Blue Sonoma (Brick Books, 2014). Her previous books include Active Pass (Pedlar Press, 2010), Point No Point (McClelland & Stewart, 2006) and Grief Notes & Animal Dreams (Brick Books, 1995). Her work has received the Bliss Carman Poetry Award, the Macmillan Prize for Poetry, been nominated for the Pat Lowther Award, and is included in The Best Canadian Poetry 2013. She is a member of the collaborative group Yoko’s Dogs (http://yokosdogs.com/) whose first book, Whisk, was published by Pedlar Press in 2013. She lives in Vancouver.