On Wednesday, April 29, Anton Piatigorsky presents a masterclass at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, 'From Page to Stage,' as he describes the process of bringing the forthcoming Eternal Hydra from script to theatrical production. Hosted by Paula Danckert, the seminar begins at noon at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Humanities (314 Saint Patrick Street).
foundWave Theatre Co-op presents Claudia Dey's Trout Stanley in Montreal from February 11 to 14 and February 18 to 21 at Theatre Ste-Catherine. All shows are at 8:00 p.m., with the exception of a one-time matinee performance on Sunday, February 15, at 2:30 p.m.
Karen Hines is an award-winning actor, director, writer and the creator of one of the most memorable characters ever to pout from a Canadian stage: the sexy, psychotic, mercury-poisoned star of The Pochsy Plays. She appears on Friday, February 6 at U of T's Literature for Our Time series in conversation with host Nick Mount. The event will feature an additional mini-performance of Hines's Pochsy!
In the midst of Canadian rock icons The Tragically Hip’s final Canadian tour, poet and co-curator of the Basement RevueDamian Rogers spoke to Maclean's about frontman Gord Downie’s relationship to poetry – more specifically, why poets love him.
We're excited to announce that Emily M. Keeler will assume the role of series editor for the Exploded Views nonfiction series. Keeler, who takes over the series editor role originated by Jason McBride, is the founding editor of Little Brother, an award-winning literary magazine, and is formerly the books editor of Canada's National Post.
Reviewing Christian Bök's The Xenotext: Book 1 for American Scientist, Michael Leong calls the book 'at once rigorously scientific and rigorously literary.' He goes on to write that 'Bök's work is an important bridge not only between conservative formalists and cutting-edge conceptualists but between poetic and scientific communities.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council of the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Media Development Corporation for our publishing activities.