October 19, 2011 – LORNA CROZIER
Lorna Crozier’s books have won the Governor General’s, the Canadian Authors’ Association, and two Pat Lowther Awards. A Distinguished Professor at the University of Victoria, she has published fourteen poetry collections, the most recent The Blue Hour of the Day: Selected Poems (2007) and Small Mechanics (2011), both with McClelland & Stewart. She has received two honourary doctorates for her contribution to Canadian literature, her poems have been translated into several languages, and she has read her work around the world. A memoir, Small Beneath the Sky, was published by Greystone books in 2009. Concurrently a Spanish translation of her poems, La Perspectiva del Gato was published by Trilce Ediciones in Mexico City.
All readings take place at 7:30 pm at the Landon Library, 167 Wortley Road, London, Ontario.
Prior to each reading, Poetry London workshop coordinator Michelle Doege will be facilitating a writing workshop – a discussion of poetry by the evening’s featured poets and two workshop participants. Those interested are encouraged to bring a poem and arrive at 6:30 pm. No registration is required.
For more information, please visit http://www.poetrylondon.ca/, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Landon Library at 519.439.6240