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January 2018

Please join Poetry London on January 17th for our next event at Landon Library, featuring readings by KEVIN SHAW and MARGO LAPIERRE.

Kevin Shaw was born and raised in London, Ontario, where he recently completed a PhD in Canadian literature at Western. His poems and essays have appeared in CV2GrainThe FiddleheadThe New Quarterly, and The Malahat Review. He received Arc Poetry Magazine‘s 2015 Poem of the Year award and the Grand Prize in the 2016 PRISM international Poetry Contest. His debut collection, Smaller Hours, is forthcoming from icehouse poetry (Goose Lane Editions) in September.

Margo LaPierre is a Canadian poet and visual artist. She completed her BA in Philosophy and is currently completing a Publishing certificate at Ryerson University. Her poems have been published in CAROUSEL, The Feathertale Review, filling Station, Bywords Literary Quarterly, Petal Journal, Echolocation, and EAT IT: A Literary Cookbook of Food, Sex and Women’s Writing. Her poem “Bear Skin Rug” won the silver award for Poetry at the Alberta Magazine Publishers Awards. She lives in Toronto.

Date: Wednesday, January 17th
Time: Workshop at 6:30, Reading Begins at 7:30PM
Location: Landon Library, Wortley Village

Questions? Email us at poetrylondon.ca at gmail.com