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Please join us for the next Poetry London reading on Wed. Mar. 25, 2015!

Featuring Toronto poet Mathew Henderson and St. Catherines poet Gregory Betts.
This will also be the night that the winners of this year's Poetry Contest are announced!

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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Mathew Henderson’s first book of poetry, The Lease, was published in 2012 with Coach House Books. It was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and Trillium Book Award for Poetry. His work has been published in The Walrus, Maisonneuve and Brick, and was shortlisted for the 2010 CBC Literary Awards. Originally from Prince Edward Island, he now lives in Toronto and teaches at Humber College.

Gregory Betts is a poet, editor, scholar, and professor born in Vancouver, raised in Toronto, now living in St. Catharines. He is the author of four books of poetry: If Language (BookThug, 2005), Haikube (BookThug, 2006), The Others Raisd in Me (Pedlar Press, 2009), and Psychic Geographies and Other Topics (Quattro Press, 2010; also as an e-book) as well as several chapbooks. His poetry and criticism explore and re-imagine Canadian avant-garde literary production. Betts is the co-editor of PRECIPICe literary magazine, and curates the Grey Borders Reading Series. He teaches Canadian literature at Brock University.

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