Making Strange: A Reading and Conversation with Phillip Crymble and Sarah Wolfson
Please join Poetry Matters for a reading and conversation with poets Sarah Wolfson and Phillip Crymble Thursday, March 11, 4-5pm
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And art exists that one may recover the sensation of life; it exists to make one feel – Shklovsky
Phillip Crymble is a physically disabled writer and scholar living in Fredericton, New Brunswick. A poetry editor at The Fiddlehead, he received his MFA from the University of Michigan. His poetry has appeared in The Literary Review of Canada, The Forward Book of Poetry, The Malahat Review, The Montreal Prize Anthology, Poetry Ireland Review, and elsewhere. Not Even Laughter, his first full-length collection, was a finalist for both the J.M. Abraham Prize and the New Brunswick Book Award. In 2016 he was awarded The Puritan’s annual Thomas Morton Poetry Prize, and in 2017 he was voted the Reader’s Choice Award winner in Arc Poetry’s poem of the Year contest.
Sarah Wolfson is author of A Common Name for Everything, which was awarded the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry from the Quebec Writers’ Federation. Her poems have appeared and are forthcoming in Canadian and American journals including The Walrus, The Fiddlehead, TriQuarterly, CV2, Michigan Quarterly Review, and PRISM international. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has received notable mention in Best Canadian Poetry. Originally from Vermont, she now lives in Montreal, where she teaches at McGill University.