Friday, March 16th: An Evening with Renee Gladman & Danielle Dutton

Join Writers Read for an evening of Feminine Utopias with Renee Gladman and Danielle Dutton, a reading and follow-up conversation.

Friday, March 16, 2018, 7 PM

York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605, 1515 rue St. Catherine West

 

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Renee Gladman is a writer and artist preoccupied with lines, crossings, thresholds, and geographies as they play out in the interstices of poetry and prose. She is the author of eleven published works, including a cycle of novels about the city-state Ravicka and its inhabitants, the Ravickians, as well as Prose Architectures, her first monograph of drawings (Wave Books, 2017). She lives and makes work in New England with poet-ceremonialist Danielle Vogel.

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/thing-chasing-renee-gladman-invented-city-ravicka/

 

Danielle Dutton’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Harper’sBOMBThe Paris ReviewThe Guardian, etc. She is the author of three-and-a-half books: a collection of prose pieces, Attempts at a Life; an experimental novel, SPRAWL, which will be reissued by Wave Books in 2018 with an afterword by Renee Gladman; Here Comes Kitty: A Comic Opera, an artist’s book of collages by Richard Kraft; and Margaret the First, a novel about the seventeenth-century writer Margaret Cavendish. She is a professor at Washington University in St. Louis and co-founder and editor of the feminist press Dorothy, a publishing project. 

Please see the attached poster for further information. We hope to see you at the event!

Hosted by Writers Read and Off The Page.

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*~*~* The Co-op Bookstore will be selling books ~*~*~
The Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore is pleased to offer a viable alternative to the corporate structure, putting students’ best interests above and beyond our own bottom line. As a not-for-profit alternative to corporate bookstores, we are conveniently located right on Concordia’s downtown campus at 2150 Bishop Street in Montreal. Offering both new and used books, in addition to a wide variety of artisan consignments, we also boast the largest selection of sex and gender studies titles

 

 

 

TONIGHT: AN EVENING WITH CANADIAN FICTION WRITER SUZETTE MAYR

SUZETTE MAYR: Friday, November 17th, 2017

Reading – 7pm, EV 1.605 York Amphitheater

 

Suzette Mayr is the author of Moon Honey, The Widows, Venous Hum, and Monoceros which was longlisted for the Giller Prize. She is here to present her most recent novel, Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall, a ‘manic, queer, and hallucinatory farce.’

Hosted by Writers Read.

coopbookstore

 

*~*~* The Co-op Bookstore will be selling books ~*~*~
The Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore is pleased to offer a viable alternative to the corporate structure, putting students’ best interests above and beyond our own bottom line. As a not-for-profit alternative to corporate bookstores, we are conveniently located right on Concordia’s downtown campus at 2150 Bishop Street in Montreal. Offering both new and used books, in addition to a wide variety of artisan consignments, we also boast the largest selection of sex and gender studies titles anywhere in Montreal. (Cash + Credit only)

Friday, November 17th: An Evening with Suzette Mayr

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Join Writers Read for an evening with Suzette Mayr.

Suzette Mayr is the author of five novels, including her most recent, Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall. Her fourth novel Monoceros was longlisted for the 2011 Giller Prize and has been translated into Italian. Her novels have won the ReLit Award, and the City of Calgary W. O. Mitchell Book Prize, and been nominated for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book in the Canada-Caribbean region, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s Best First Book and Best Novel Awards, and the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction. She teaches Creative Writing at the University Calgary.

The event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017, 7PM, York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605, 1515 Rue St. Catherine.

TONIGHT: MARINA CARR

MARINA CARR: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd, 2017, 7 PM, EV 1.605 YORK AMPHITHEATER

Playwright Marina Carr’s works include “By the Bog of Cats“, “On Raftery’s Hill” and an adaptation of “Anna Karenina.” She recently won the Yale University’s Windham-Campbell Prize for Drama.

Hosted by Writers Read and The School for Irish Studies.

Books will be available for sale and signing by the author after the reading.

TONIGHT: DAPHNE MARLATT & ERÍN MOURE

DAPHNE MARLATT & ERÍN MOURE: Friday, October 27th, 2017, 7 PM, EV 1.605 York Amphitheater

West Coast writer Daphne Marlatt, critically acclaimed poet and novelist, is known for her cross-genre work. Her most recent titles are Liquidities: Vancouver Poems Then and Now (2013) and Reading Sveva (2016), a poetic-ekphrastic biography of the Italian Canadian artist Sveva Caetani. This fall Talonbooks will release Marlatt’s Intertidal: Collected Earlier Poems 1968-2008, edited by Susan Holbrook.

Erín Moure is a Canadian poet and translator of poetry. A three-time finalist for the Griffin Prize, and winner of the Governor General’s Award for poetry, her 18 books include the poetry of FuriousO CidadánLittle TheatresO Resplandor, The Unmemntioable, and Kapusta, and the essays of My Beloved Wager. She has translated or co-translated 16 books of poetry, and holds two honorary doctorates, from Brandon University (Canada) and the University of Vigo (Spain).

 

Hosted by Writers Read.

coopbookstore

 

*~*~* The Co-op Bookstore will be selling books ~*~*~
The Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore is pleased to offer a viable alternative to the corporate structure, putting students’ best interests above and beyond our own bottom line. As a not-for-profit alternative to corporate bookstores, we are conveniently located right on Concordia’s downtown campus at 2150 Bishop Street in Montreal. Offering both new and used books, in addition to a wide variety of artisan consignments, we also boast the largest selection of sex and gender studies titles anywhere in Montreal. (Cash + Credit only)

Friday, November 3rd: Marina Carr

Marina Carr

Join Writers Read and the Department of Irish Studies for an evening with renowned Irish playwright Marina Carr. Her works include “By the Bog of Cats“, “On Raftery’s Hill” and an adaptation of “Anna Karenina.” She recently won the Yale University’s Windham-Campbell Prize for Drama.

See also this recently published article on Concordia News, and FB event page: Marina Carr Reading 

The event will take place on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 7 pm, York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605, 1515 Rue St. Catherine.

The event is co-hosted by Writers Read and The School of Irish Studies.

Friday, October 27th: “Celebrating Feminist Experimentation” with Daphne Marlatt & Erín Moure

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Join Writers Read for an evening “Celebrating Feminist Experimentation” with Daphne Marlatt and Erin Moure.

West Coast writer Daphne Marlatt, critically acclaimed poet and novelist, is known for her cross-genre work. Her most recent titles are Liquidities: Vancouver Poems Then and Now (2013) and Reading Sveva (2016), a poetic-ekphrastic biography of the Italian Canadian artist Sveva Caetani. This fall Talonbooks will release Marlatt’s Intertidal: Collected Earlier Poems 1968-2008, edited by Susan Holbrook.

Erín Moure is a Canadian poet and translator of poetry. Three-time finalist for the Griffin Prize, and winner of the Governor General’s Award for poetry, her 18 books include the poetry of FuriousO CidadánLittle TheatresO Resplandor, The Unmemntioable, and Kapusta, and the essays of My Beloved Wager. She has translated or co-translated 16 books of poetry, and holds two honorary doctorates, from Brandon University (Canada) and the University of Vigo (Spain).

The event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017, 7PM, York Amphitheatre, EV 1.605, 1515 Rue St. Catherine.

Photos by Bridget MacKenzie (Daphne Marlatt) and Mélodie Inouie (Erín Moure).