Time: 20:00 - 21:00

Date: 22 April, 2020

Event Category: Events

Website: https://www.facebook.com/AtwaPoetryProject

Location: Crowdcast—, , View map

Organizer: Atwater Poetry Project, https://www.atwaterlibrary.ca/events/atwater-poetry-project/

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Canisia Lubrin will be reading from her latest collection THE DYZGRAPHxST (2020) and speaking with APP curator Rachel McCrum on Crowdcast, 8 – 9pm, on Wednesday, April 22.

Login events will be posted on The Atwater Poetry Project Facebook page closer to the event: https://www.facebook.com/AtwaPoetryProject

Canisia Lubrin is a writer, editor, critic and teacher born in St. Lucia. Her work has been published and anthologized internationally, including translations into Spanish and Italian, and forthcoming in French and German. Lubrin’s writing has been shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award, bp Nichol award, and Raymond Souster, with longlistings for Journey Prize, Gerald Lampert, Pat Lowther. She was awarded York University’s {resident’s Prize for Poetry and the Slyvia Ellen Hirch Memorial Award. Lubrin’s poetry debut, Voodoo Hypothesis (Buckrider Books, 2017) was named a CBC Best Book, and a top 10 must read book by the League of Canadian Poets. Her second poetry book is The Dyzgraphxst (McClelland & Stewart, 2020). Lubrin is featured in NOW Magazine’s 2020 Black Futures issue. CBC named Lubrin a writer to watch. In 2019, she was Writer-In-Residence at Queen’s University and poetry faculty for Banff Centre’s Emerging Writers Intensive. Lubrin holds an MFA from the University of Guelph.