Two feature poets: Jane Munro and Ian Williams
Host James Felton. Open Mic Host Linda Holmes.
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Jane Munro’s sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books, 2014) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her previous books include Active Pass (Pedlar Press, 2010) and Point No Point (McClelland & Stewart, 2006). Her work has received the Bliss Carman Poetry Award, the Macmillan Prize for Poetry, was nominated for the Pat Lowther Award and is included in The Best Canadian Poetry 2013. She is a member of the collaborative poetry group Yoko’s Dogs who have published Whisk and Rhinoceros. Jane lives in Vancouver.
Ian Williams is the author of Personals, which was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize; also Not Anyone’s Anything, the winner of the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for the best first collection of short fiction in Canada; and You Know Who You Are. Ian was named as one of ten Canadian writers to watch by CBC. He teaches poetry at UBC. His first novel, Reproduction, is forthcoming from Random House.
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