Poetry London presents Canadian poet Lorna Crozier at Landon Library tonight


Now in its 8th year, Poetry London is proud to have presented some of the best voices in new and established Canadian poetry. Join them tonight for their next reading:

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 poetrylondon@yahoo.ca or call the Landon Library at 519.439.6240

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