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November 14: Garry Thomas Morse Reading

October 15th, 2012

Critically acclaimed writer Garry Thomas Morse reads from his new book of fiction “Minor Episodes / Major Ruckus” (Talonbooks, 2012), concerning surrealist and speculative genres.

DATE: Wednesday, November 14 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. LOCATION: Central Library, 350 W. Georgia St. Held in the Peter Kaye Room, Lower Level Admission is free. Seating is limited.

Garry Thomas Morse’s previous works include “Discovery Passages” (Talonbooks, 2011), a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Poetry and finalist for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Grounded in the work of Arthur Rimbaud, Robert Desnos, Ezra Pound, Jack Spicer, Rainer Maria Rilke and his Native oral traditions, Garry Thomas Morse’s work has been featured in a variety of publications, including Canadian Literature, The Capilano Review, PRISM international, subTerrain and The Vancouver Review. Morse is the recipient of the 2008 City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist and has twice been selected as runner-up for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.