André Alexis Masterclass & Reading


Creative Writing students can sign up on Sina Queyras’ door LB 674.2 or email Space is limited.


Alexis will also be giving a reading at Librarie Drawn and Quarterly (211 Rue Beranrd Ouest) on Friday January 15th at 7pm.

Alexis’ debut novelChildhood (1997), won the Books in Canada First Novel Award, and was a co-winner of the Trillium Award. His most recent novel, Fifteen Dogs, won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize and Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and was shortlisted for theToronto Book Awards.”

Paula Meehan Tonight 7pm, Tomorrow 11am

Irish Poet, Paula Meehan Reading & Masterclass
October 1st at 7 pm, York Amphitheatre rm 1.605, EV Building, 1515 St. Catherine W.    October 2nd at 11 am – Masterclass Room LB-362, 1455 De Maisonneuve: sign up LB-674.2
In collaboration with Concordia’s department of Canadian Irish Studies.

Someone Reading a Book is a Sign of Order in the World – Mary Ruefle

Mary Ruefle is joining us for a masterclass, reading and discussion on Friday. Join us!
Key words: writing, erasing, everything.

She is the author of the Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013), Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures (Wave Books, 2012), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, and Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has published ten books of poetry, a book of prose and a comic book. Ruefle is the recipient of numerous honors, including an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Whiting Award. She lives in Bennington, Vermont, and teaches in the MFA program at Vermont College.