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How Objects Speak: A Workshop on Ekphrastic Poetry

18 May, 2022 at 15:30 17:30 EDT

Please join Poetry Matters for “How Objects Speak”: an in-person workshop on ekphrastic poetry with poet Medrie Purdham, University of Regina. Please find attached the event poster for more details.

Wednesday, May 18, 3:30-5:30
Birks Building, Senior Common Room, McGill University downtown campus
3520 Rue University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7

Drawing from her recent book, Little Housewolf  (Véhicule Press, 2021), Purdham will share insights about her poetry and lead a workshop on poetry inspired by objects.

Medrie Purdham is Associate Professor of English at the University of Regina. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Fiddlehead, The Antigonish Review, and The New Quarterly. Research interests include prosody, twentieth-century drama, and modern and postmodern Canadian literature. She is currently at work on another collection, provisionally entitled Miniatures.

Please register by completing the “Contact Us” form on the Poetry Matters website here: https://www.mcgill.ca/poetrymatters/contact-us.

In case of any queries or issues, please feel free to reach out to me at anushree.joshi2@mcgill.ca.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!




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