Alexei Perry Cox and Sina Queyras • Vallum Chapbook Launch
Join us at Rocket Science Room for the launch of 𝑭𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑷𝒍𝒂𝒄𝒆𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝑴𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝑷𝒍𝒂𝒄𝒆𝒔 by Alexei Perry Cox (Winner of the 2019 Vallum Chapbook Award) and 𝑺𝒘𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒆𝒔 by Sina Queyras.
Alexei Perry Cox is the author of the poetry collection Under Her and short fiction collection To Utter a Life’s Sentence. Her work has appeared in various iterations in The Puritan, carte-blanche, CV2, Hart House Review, Vallum, Makhzin / مخزن, Matrix, Cosmonauts Avenue, Rusted Radishes, Journal Safar (جورنال سفر) The Beijinger, Lemonhound and elsewhere. She has two wondrous young ones named Isla and Ilham.
Sina Queyras grew up on the road in western Canada and has since lived in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, New York, Philadelphia, and Montreal. They are the author most recently of My Ariel (2017), MxT (2014) and Autobiography of Childhood (2011). Their previous collection of poetry, Expressway (2009), was nominated for a Governor General’s Award and a selection from that book won Gold in the National Magazine Awards. Lemon Hound (2006) won a Lambda Award and the Pat Lowther Award. Queyras lives in Montreal where they curate Writers Read and teach creative writing at Concordia.
Doors at 6:30
Readings at 7:00
The venue is on the second floor. There is a single flight of stairs off the main entrance with no wheelchair access, however, there is a functioning elevator on the main floor. If you require assistance of any kind, please let us know! We’d be happy to accommodate any of your needs to the best of our ability.