Carole Glasser Langille: 8pm on 1 August at Main & Station

Carole Glasser Langille is the author of four books of poetry, two collections of short stories and two children’s books. She has been nominated for The Governor General’s Award in poetry, The Atlantic Poetry Prize, and, for her last book of short stories, the Alistair MacLeod Award for short fiction.

She has given readings and workshops in South Africa, India, Kauai and Paris, France. She was writer/artist in residence at the Dalhousie Medical School in 2015-2016 and writer in residence at the Joy Kogawa House in Vancouver for February and March, 2017. She teaches Creative Writing: Poetry at Dalhousie University.

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Crows & Omens

POETRY AT THE PO with Miriam Dunn & Julia Heimer Dadds Beebe

TUESDAY, 11 JULY, 2017 at 8PM

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Miriam Dunn has been published in numerous anthologies and online literary journals and released her debut solo collection of poetry, ”Who Will Love the Crow’, with Winter Goose Publishing in 2016. Miriam grew up on the pristine shorelines of Cape Breton Island on Canada’s east coast where she is a teacher, writer, hat-maker, mother, and dabbler in the visual arts.

 

 

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From Away - Full Bore Mystic at the Minas Basin   (book back cover)

From Away – Full Bore Mystic at the Minas Basin
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Julia Heimer Dadds Beebe  With Dr. Seuss as a strong influence, Julia Heimer Dadds Beebe started writing poetry around age 8. Inspired by Continue reading

LIMBS & THRESHOLDS ~ Oana Avasilichioaei

8:30 pm on Saturday, 10 September at Main & Station, 168 Main Street, Parrsboro, NS (Parrsboro’s old Post Office)

LIMBS & THRESHOLDS, an immersive multimedia performance of poetic texts, involving layered voices and live vocal play, sampled sounds, effects pedals, a theremin, and textured projections of poems and images (created in collaboration with Jessie Altura). In a world where the political, linguistic and bodily border is a place of strife and violence, LIMBS & THRESHOLDS explores ways of rethinking the border by breaking down the boundaries between word and sound, sense and resonance, original and translation, image and reflection. Based on Avasilichioaei’s recent book Limbinal (Talonbooks 2015), the performance presents a series of phonotopes, in-between places of sound and figure, orchestral and in flux, generative and inhabited.

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Oana Avasilichioaei’s current interests include polylingualisms, intermediary spaces, and migrations between word, sound and image. She explores the transgressions and aural possibilities of these terrains through poetry, translation, performance, and sound work. She has published five poetry collections, including We, Beasts (Wolsak & Wynn 2012, winner of the A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry) and most recently Limbinal (Talonbooks 2015), a hybrid, multi-genre poetic work on notions of borders, as well as six translations of poetry and prose from French and Romanian. Her work has been made into a documentary on poets and orality, reinvented into video poems, and set to music for soprano and violin. She lives in Montreal (www.oanalab.com).

THRESHOLDS excerpt: https://vimeo.com/142337608

Interview about this work in The Puritan: http://puritan-magazine.com/limbinal-and-its-performances-an-interview-with-oana-avasilichioaei/

Doors open at 7:30 pm.

This event is PWYC / By Donation.  Your generosity is appreciated.  

This performance is made possible by the generosity of hosts and organizers such as The Inverness County Centre for the Arts and Main & Station Nonesuch as well as with the support of the Quebec Writers Federation and the financial assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013 – 2018 Education, Immigration, Communities.

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