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Lunch Poems at SFU Harbour Centre

June 5th, 2012

SFU will be hosting lunchtime readings the third Wednesday of every month (except July and August) featuring well-known and up-and-coming poets. This is a free event. Everyone is welcome.

If feasting on words is not enough, feel free to bring your lunch.

This month lunch poems @sfu presents:
Sonnet L’Abbé and her guest poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar

When: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012, 12 noon to 1 pm
Where: Teck Gallery (on main floor), SFU Harbour Centre,
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC (map)

Sonnet L’Abbé is the author of two collections of poetry, A Strange Relief and Killarnoe, and a reviewer of Canadian fiction and poetry for The Globe and Mail. She is currently at the University of British Columbia writing a dissertation on botanical metaphors in representations of human cognition in the work of American poet Ronald Johnson.

Renée Sarojini Saklikar writes thecanadaproject, a life-long poem chronicle. Work from thecanadaproject appears online and in newspapers and literary journals. Poems from thecanadaproject will be the focus of a seminar at the Association of Cultural Studies Crossroads conference, Paris, July 2012. Renée is working on her first book, a sequence of elegies about Canada / Air India.

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