Here she's talking about the Irrationalist. Read the entire piece over on LemonHound. The wonderful is on full display throughout The Irrationalist. The language is fresh, precise, and natural; the form and structure, both micro and macro, support the voice without overshadowing it. Throughout the book, Buffam references some of the best minds of the … Continue reading Damian Rogers reads Suzanne Buffam
Off The Page November 3rd – 5th, 2016 Following its stellar spring series in March 2016, Off The Page is back this fall with a fresh lineup of panels and readings. The festival, presented by Writers Read & Concordia University, boasts a busy three-day schedule from November 3 - 5 and will feature Concordia Alumni … Continue reading Off the Page Fall 2016: Festival Schedule
DEBBIE: AN EPIC - A MARATHON READING LB. 671.05 CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY 21 OCTOBER - 2-5 PM
Students were treated to a "smorgasboard" of sound. Jeramy signs Crabwise.
MOORHEN The tubas are full of fog and fallen thoroughbreds. There are no dogs near the dentist’s office due to the pitch of the drills. A poem is meant to replace what the olfactory erased. But it always comes out like a Gilbert-without- Sullivan song. In the birdbath my reflection sprains with each plop of … Continue reading Jeramy Dodds
Hear McKay win from his Griffin Prize winning collection Strike Slip.
The Writers Read 2016-17 season is almost underway and we're hosting a series of exciting double-headers starting with Don McKay and Jeramy Dodds followed by Lisa Robertson and Concordia alumni Laura Broadbent. Our literary festival moves from spring to a fall date this year. November 3-6 panels and readings will feature writers from across North … Continue reading Save The Date
Irish poet Paula Meehan, York Amphitheatre, October 1st.
We had a full house for Joseph Boyden and what student's described as an enthusiastic pep talk about the writing process and life. All photographs courtesy of Concordia University. Our next master class is with Lynn Coady on Friday March 13th. Look for news of our master class with Robert Hass & Brenda Hillman, as … Continue reading Joseph Boyden Master Class