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Please join us for the next Poetry London reading on Wed. Feb. 18, 2015!

Featuring Sandra Ridley from Ottawa and Toronto's David Seymour.

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

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Sandra Ridley's first collection of poetry, Fallout (Hagios), won the 2010 Saskatchewan Book Award for Publishing, the Alfred G. Bailey Prize, and was a finalist for the Ottawa Book Award. Her second book, Post-Apothecary (Pedlar Press 2011), was short-listed for the 2012 ReLit and Archibald Lampman Awards. Ridley has also been a winner of the bpNichol Chapbook Award and of the International Festival Of Authors’ Battle of the Bards. Her third book, The Counting House, was published by BookThug in 2013.
Photo Credit: John W. MacDonald.

David Seymour's first book, Inter Alia, published by Brick Books in 2005, was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award. His second book, For Display Purposes Only, was released by Coach House Books in 2013. His poems have been included in three Best Canadian Poetry anthologies (Tightrope), shortlisted for the CBC Literary Award, and used as song lyrics for The Warped 45's. He currently lives in Toronto where he works in the film industry.

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