(February 20, 2013)Posted in Past Events, Rhea Tregebov
Toronto New School of Writing Presents:
A Reading with Rhea Tregebov, Aisha Sasha John and Shannon Bramer.
Toronto New School of Writing is pleased to host a reading by Vancouver poet Rhea Trebegov in conjunction with her Counterfactual Workshop. This will be Rhea’s first Toronto reading from her new book, All Souls’ , published by Signal Editions. Joining Rhea for the evening are Toronto poets Aisha Sasha John and Shannon Bramer, who will read from their work.
When: 20 February 2013, 6:30-8:30 (readings will start at 7 sharp)
Where: Supermarket 268 Augusta, in the back room
FREE, with books for sale
Rhea Tregebov is the author of six acclaimed books of poetry and the historical novel The Knife Sharpener’s Bell . She has written children’s picture books and edited numerous anthologies. Her work has received the J.I. Segal Award, and the Pat Lowther Award, Prairie Schooner Readers’ Choice Award, and the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize. She is an Associate Professor in the Creative Writing department at the University of British Columbia.
Aisha Sasha John is a poet, dancer and essayist. She’s author of Gimme yr little quiet (BookThug 2012) and The Shining Material (BookThug 2011). Her dance work is score-based improvisation. Her current work-in-progress is LADY POET. Visit her at hugetime.tumblr.com.
Shannon Bramer is a poet and playwright. In June 2011 she created Think City: The Poems of Gracefield Public School. She is the author of three books of poetry, most recently, The Refrigerator Memory, with Coach House Books. Her first play, MONARITA, was produced in St. John’s, Newfoundland in March 2010 and has since appeared in festivals across the country. Her new play, The Collectors, will be appearing at the Toronto Fringe Festival in July 2013. Currently she is at work on a new poetry manuscript entitled PRECIOUS ENERGY. You can visit Shannon here: http://brokencloudcompany.wordpress.com or here: http://poetintheplayground.blogspot.ca
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