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Live Poetry Reading and Open Mic Night
8 September at 17:00 – 19:00 EDT
Join Us On Friday, September 8th at 5Pm for a Live Poetry reading and Open Mike Night.
HOST Steve Luxton has published six volumes of poetry, including Luna Moth and Other Poems, In the Vision of Birds, The Dying Meteorologist, all by DC Books, and more recently Lift Off the Roof, Harmonica Blues Poems by Shoreline Press. This latest book divulges his second love: listening to and playing the blues harmonica! For his energetic support of English-language literature in Quebec, he was awarded the Quebec Writers’ Federation’s Judy Mappin Community Prize. He lives with his wife the poet Angela Leuck in the Eastern Townships town of Coaticook.
Brian Campbell is the author of several poetry collections including Shimmer Report (Ekstasis, 2015) and Passenger Flight (Signature Editions, 2009). He co-hosts and co-organizes the Montréal reading series, the Lawn Chair Soirée. Also a singer-songwriter, he performs music regularly. His latest album of original songs is By the River’s Blue. For more on his work, visit www.briancampbell.ca
Jocelyne Dubois’ poetry has appeared in Canadian Woman Studies (York University), Truck, and in translation in Brèves Littéraires. Her first full-length collection, Memorial Suite (Shoreline, 2020), was voted best poetry book at Lennoxville Reads… Poetry. In 2013, her novel, World of Glass, was a finalist for the QWF Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for fiction. For details and links related to both her writing and visual art, visit her blog www.duboispaintings.blogspot.com
Ethel Meilleur was born in 1950 in Truro, N.S and moved to Montreal in her teens. She has worked in factories, sales, domestic and customer service, and late in life returned to high school and continued on as a mature student in creative writing at Concordia University. Her work in Timeless Voices anthology by the International Library of Poets earned Meilleur their nomination as Poet of the Year in 2006. Her chapbook Funny Girl was published in 2019 by Sky of Ink Press.