August 29, 2007: Capilano's Open Text fall 2007 reading series

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      Wednesday, August 29, 2007
      Contact: Roger Farr at 604.986.1911, local 2554

      (NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.) – An impressive roster of authors will be holding readings this fall at Capilano's North Vancouver campus located at 2055 Purcell Way. The following events are sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and Capilano's Creative Writing Concentration:

      September 20
      12:30 p.m.
      Cedar building, room 148
      George Bowering
      Former Poet Laureate of Canada
      Winner of the GG award in both Poetry and Fiction

      October 18
      12:30 p.m.
      Library building, room 195
      Lissa Wolsak
      Author of The Garcia Family Co-Mercy (Tsunami) and Pen Chants (Roof)

      November 1
      1:30 p.m.
      Library building, room 322
      Louis Cabri
      Poet and critic, author of The Mood Embosser (Coach House)
      Winner of the Book of the Year by Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center

      November 19
      12:30 p.m.
      Library building, room 195
      Jeff Derksen
      Poet and critic, author of Downtime, Dwell, and Transnational Muscle Cars (Talon)
      Winner of the Dorothy Livesay Award for poetry

      Novemer 26
      12:30 p.m.
      Library building, room 321
      Rita Wong
      Author of Monkeypuzzle (Pressgang) and forage (Nightwood)
      Winner of the Asian-Canadian Writers Workshop Emerging Writers Award

      Robert Mazjels, TBA
      Novelist and translator, author of City of Forgetting and Apikoros Sleuth (Mercury)
      Winner of the GG award for Translation

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