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Poetic Attention

29 September at 19:30 21:00 EDT

Friday, September 29, 7:30 pm
The Yellow Door
3625 Aylmer St, Montreal

Join Poetry Matters for a reading with poets Susan Elmslie, Patrick Errington, and Patrick O’Reilly

Susan Elmslie lives in Montreal/Tiohtià:ke. She is author of Museum of Kindness (Brick, 2017); I, Nadja, and Other Poems (Brick, 2006), which won the A.M. Klein Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the McAuslan First Book Prize, the Pat Lowther Award, and a ReLit Award; and the prize-winning chapbook When Your Body Takes to Trembling (Cranberry Tree, 1996). She holds a PhD in English (specialization: Canadian literature) from McGill. She was a Hawthornden Poetry Fellow in 2002.

Patrick James Errington is author of two chapbooks, Glean (ignitionpress, 2018) and Field Studies (Clutag 2019), and his debut full-length collection, the swailing (MQUP 2023). Errington is recipient of awards from the National Poetry Competition and The London Magazine Poetry Competition, as well as many others. He holds an MFA from Columbia University (2015), a PhD in poetic theory and enactive hermeneutics from the University of St Andrews (2018), He is a Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Patrick O’Reilly is an archivist and writer from Renews, NL, now living in Montréal/Tiohtià:ke. His first chapbook, A Collapsible Newfoundland, was published by Frog Hollow Press in 2020. Recent work has appeared in, or is forthcoming, in Yolk, ionosphere, and Black Sails, vol.1. His poem “Mint Julep in a Highball Glass” has been nominated for 2023’s Best of the Net anthology.

Space is limited. Please register through Contact Us on the Poetry Matters website.

3625 rue Aylmer
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