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Montréal Book Launch: House Within a House and Baby Book
20 May at 18:00
Saturday, May 20, 6 pm
Librairie Le Port de tête
Join D.M. Bradford, Amy Ching-Yan Lam, and Nicholas Dawson for a double book launch in Montréal! Hosted by Michael Nardone.
**We kindly ask that people mask for this event**
About the Authors
Amy Ching-Yan Lam is an artist and writer. She is the author of Looty Goes to Heaven (2022) and her poems have been published by Book Works, Montez Press, and yolkless press. Baby Book is her first collection of poetry. Lam’s exhibitions, performances, and public artworks, both solo and as part of the collective Life of a Craphead, have been presented at Seoul MediaCity Biennale, Eastside Projects, and Art Gallery of Ontario, amongst others, and she has participated in residencies at Macdowell and Delfina Foundation. She lives in Toronto, which is Mississauga Anishinaabeg treaty territory, as well as the land of the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat. Lam was born in Hong Kong.
D.M. Bradford is a poet, translator, and editor based in Tio’tia:ke (Verdun). His first book, Dream of No One but Myself, won the 2022 A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry and was a finalist for the Gerard Lampert Memorial Award and the Griffin Poetry Prize. His forthcoming collection, Bottom Rail on Top, will be published in 2023. House Within a House is his first book-length translation.
Born in Chile and based in Montréal, Nicholas Dawson is a writer, scholar, and the Literary Director of Éditions Triptyque. He is the author of La déposition des chemins (La Peuplade, 2010), Animitas (La Mèche, 2017), and Désormais, ma demeure (Triptyque, 2020), for which he received the Grand Prix du livre de Montréal and the Blue Metropolis Diversity Prize. He is also the co-author of Nous sommes un continent, Correspondance mestiza (Triptyque, 2021, with Karine Rosso), and the editor of many anthologies.
Michael Nardone is a poet and editor based in Montréal. His works include OEI #98-99: Aural Poetics, The Ritualites, Sonic Materialities, Transaction Record, and, with live artist Dana Michel, Yellow Towel: A Score.
About the Books
House within a House by Nicholas Dawson, trans. D.M. Bradford
Désormais, ma demeure by Nicholas Dawson