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Please join us on Wed. Oct. 14, 2015 when Poetry London hosts Toronto's Ricardo Sternberg and George Murray from St. John's, Nfld.

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

Ricardo Sternberg was born in Rio de Janeiro and moved to the United States when he was fifteen. His poetry has been published in magazines such as The Paris Review, The Nation, Poetry (Chicago) and Descant. Vehicule Press (Montreal) published The Invention of Honey (1990, republished 1996), Map of Dreams (1996) and McGill-Queen’s University Press published Bamboo Church (2003, republished 2006) and Some Dance (2014). He received a B.A. in English literature from the U.C. Riverside and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UCLA. Between 1975 and 1978, he was a Junior Fellow with the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. He has taught at the University of Toronto since 1979. More at

George Murray is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Diversion (ECW, 2015) and Whiteout (ECW, 2012); one book of aphorism, Glimpse (ECW, 2010); and two books for children (2014 and 2015). Besides having worked in a supporting role as a contributing editor at Maisonneuve, Canadian Notes and Queries, The Drunken Boat and others, he was also the poetry editor at the Literary Review of Canada and is the former owner/editor of Currently he is the editor of and the Poet Laureate of St. John's. His work has appeared around the world in magazines and newspapers, and he has been nominated/shortlisted for awards including a Pushcart Prize, the Atlantic Poetry Prize (2008, 2013) and the EJ Pratt Poetry Prize (2013, 2011, 2009).

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