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Arsenal Pulp Press & Talonbooks Launch 3 New Books of Poetry
April 21st, 2011
Triple Threat Book Launch at the Anza Club
A Talonbooks/Arsenal Pulp Press Production
Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
Reading starts at 8pm
Three poets will launch their new books of poetry at the Anza Club:
Emcee: Stephen Collis
The Anza Club
3 West 8th Avenue (8th + Ontario)
Doors open at 7:30pm. Reading starts at 8pm.
Proma Tagore was born in Kolkata, India, and immigrated to Canada at the age of four. She currently lives and works in Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish Territories, and is active in anti-racist, feminist, queer, and migrant justice organizing. She is the author of The Shapes of Silence: Writing by Women of Colour and the Politics of Testimony and the editor of In Our Own Voices: Learning and Teaching Toward Decolonisation. language is not the only thing that breaks is her first book of poetry.
Cecily Nicholson has worked with women of the downtown eastside community of Vancouver for the past ten years and is currently the Coordinator of Funds with the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. She has collaborated most recently as a member of the VIVO Media Arts collective, the Press Release poetry collective and the No One is Illegal, Vancouver collective. Triage is her first book.
Garry Thomas Morse is the author of Transversals for Orpheus, Streams, Death in Vancouver, and After Jack. In 2008, he received the City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist. His new book Discovery Passages is the first collection of poetry about the Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl) First Nations.
SFU Professor Stephen Collis is the author of Mine, Anarchive, The Commons, Phyllis Webb and the Common Good, Through Words of Others: Susan Howe and Anarcho-Scholasticism, and On the Material, currently nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize.