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Jan 30: Reading by Poet Jeff Derksen

January 27th, 2014

The SFU Library is pleased to be sponsoring this upcoming reading by poet Jeff Derksen on January 30, 201 4 in Special Collections.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm – free – drop-in
Location: SFU Library Special Collections, Room 7100, 7th floor, W.A.C. Bennett Library (Burnaby Campus) ( http://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/floorplans/special-collections )

Jeff Derksen is a writer and member of the English faculty at SFU. He is the editor of Line magazine, and a founding member of Vancouver’s artist-run centre, the Kootenay School of Writing. Under the name Urban Subjects, he collaborates with Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber on visual projects and books about cities. His books of poetry include “Down Time” (winner of the 1991 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Award), “Dwell” (1994), and “Transnational Muscle Cars” (2003). A collection of essays, “Annihilated Time: Poetry and Politics” was published in 2009. He will be reading on the occasion of the publication by Talonbooks of his new book of poetry, “The Vestiges”.

More details can be found here: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/node/12276
You can print out a copy of the flyer here: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/file-newest/12276/JeffDerksen2.pdf