BookThug is all over Canzine 2010
THIS SUNDAY October 24, 2010
The Great Hall
Downtown Toronto, 1087 Queen St. West (Queen just west of Ossington)
$5 admission comes with a free copy of the Fall issue of
Broken Pencil Magazine – issue 49 “Last Puppet Standing”
Full lineup and complete info:
Hello friends of Toronto New School of Writing —
Writers make good tricksters, and we have so many mischievous souls this fall that it might be hard to keep your eye on them. And maybe you’ve not yet heard that TNSoW has ambitiously started a visiting writers reading series? Tricksters indeed. Well here are the upcoming events and workshops, all obediently set in a row!
FYI: there’s still room to sign up for all workshops so jump to www.tnsow.com/courses
Oct 23: Problems and Possibilities of Positionality: Writing From/Away/Without/Toward/Multiples Of/Embodied Within the “I” with visiting writer CARA BENSON. 1 day.
Oct 30: The Nothingness Shows Through, radically evil poetics with visiting writer VANESSA PLACE. 1 day.
Nov 6: The Attack of the Difficult Poems: Close Encounters with Poetics (Say, Do You Have a Poetics?) with visiting writer CHARLES BERNSTEIN. 1 day.
Nov. 27 | Feb 26 | June 18: Three From Grapefruit by Yoko Ono with poet extraordinaire SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA
NEW!Dec 4 & Dec 5: EAR KNOWS THROAT: An interrogation of belief and hope through sound and text with peripatetic poet A.RAWLINGS. 2 days.
NEW! (Details coming soon!)Dec 11: Intro to Innovative Writing with Jenny Sampirisi. A free one day workshop for those interested in learning about and participating in the production of the types of works presented at TNSoW.
TNSoW Visiting Writers Reading Series!
Make our first events a success…by attending!
CARA BENSON READING Oct 22nd, as part of the Avant Garden Reading Series: http://www.openbooktoronto.com/video/cara_benson_reading_made_bookthugs_spring_launch
VANESSA PLACE READINGOct 30th, 7:30pm918 Bathurst Street http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=116579698403682
CHARLES BERNSTEIN READINGNov 6th, 7:30pm918 Bathurst Street http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=154067837963174
Hope to see you out!Jay &enny
Hop on over to the Book Thug Q&A section to read an interview with Cara Benson about her book (made).
Or click here!
Quill and Quire has released the long list for the ReLit awards, and not one, not two, but three BookThug titles are on the list! Clint Burnham’s The Benjamin Sonnets, Rob Budde’s Declining America, and Erin Moure and Oanna Avasilichioaei’s Expeditions of a Chimaera have all been selected.
Read the full long list here.
All are welcome! Tell your friends!
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