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July 31 | Brecken Hancock at McNally Robinson - Winnipeg

Jul 31

Winnipeg poetry lovers! You're in for a treat:

Brecken Hancock will be at McNally Robinson on Thursday, July 31 to read & sign copies of her powerful debut poetry collection, Broom BroomShe will be joined by local poets Ariel Gordon and Alison Calder, who will read from their latest works.

Come out and help us celebrate Canadian poetry! The event is free to attend, and all are welcome.

RSVP here on Facebook.

Location: 
McNally Robinson Booksellers
1120 Grant Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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The Jane Day Reader chats with Harry Karlinsky about 'The Stonehenge Letters'

As May 13 approaches, the date for the Winnipeg launch of Harry Karlinsky's The Stonehenge Letters, Ariel Gordon of the Jane Day Reader reached out to Harry and they chatted about this books, Alfred Nobel, writing, psychiatry and David Foster Wallace. Read the interview here.

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May 13 | The Stonehenge Letters launch at McNally Robinson - Winnipeg

May 13

Harry Karlinsky launches his novel The Stonehenge Letters, which acts as a wryly documented archive of a fascinating secret competition, complete with strange but illuminating submissions and a contentious prize-awarding process.

Location: 
McNally Robinson Booksellers
1120 Grant Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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The Uniter doesn't think Jon Paul Fiorentino Needs Improvement

By Adam Petrash
The Uniter
September 18 2013

The Uniter, based in Jon Paul Fiorentino's old hometown of Winnipeg, took a crack at his new, critic-baiting title, Needs Improvement, and found it inaccurate. The full review by Adam Petrash follows:

Needs Improvement?
Not at all Jon Paul Fiorentino's new collection of poetry is damn near perfect
by Adam Petrash

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Winnipeg Free Press praises funny, irreverent Needs Improvement

By Jonathan Ball
Winnipeg Free Press
August 24 2013

Jon Paul Fiorentino's sixth collection, Needs Improvement, received its first review before the book even found its way to bookshelves. From his hometown of Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Free Press includes the book in their monthly poetry roundup by fellow Coach House author Jonathan Ball.

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Andrew Kaufman talks superheroes with Vice

On May 15, Andrew Kaufman, author of the Coach House classic All My Friends Are Superheroes, now available in a special illustrated tenth anniversary edition, sat down with the books columnist at Vice, Katie Heindl, to talk about superheroes, returning to his first book ten years later and Winnipeg. An excerpt of the interview follows:

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Jonathan Ball talks violence with The Winnipeg Review

The Winnipeg Review caught wind of Winnipeg writer Jonathan Ball's new poetry collection The Politics of Knives and thought they should ask him a few questions. Author and interviewer Maurice Mierau asked Ball a few questions about the specific sequences in The Politics of Knives, his interest and violence and more. An excerpt appears below:

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Gabe Foreman talks to Uptown Magazine

While Gabe Foreman was in Winnipeg at the Thin Air Festival earlier this fall, and while there, he spoke with Uptown about his first poetry collection, A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People:

Are you a Control Freak or a Couch Potato? A Fall Guy or a Frequent Flyer?

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Sept 21 | Gabe Foreman at Thin Air's Poetry Bash

Sep 21

Gabe Foreman (A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People) reads at the Thin Air: The Winnipeg International Writers' Festival Mainstage Poetry Bash. The evening of Wednesday, September 21, he'll read with fellow poets Glen Downie, Jacob McArthur Mooney, Sandra Ridley and Jennifer Still at the festival mainstage, at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People (2 Forks Market Road).

Location: 
Manitoba Theatre for Young People
2 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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Sept 21 | Gabe Foreman at Winnipeg's Thin Air Festival

Sep 21

Gabe Foreman (A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People) is part of this year's Thin Air: The Winnipeg International Writers' Festival. On Wednesday, September 21, he takes part in an afternoon book chat with Sandra Ridley (Fallout) at McNally Robinson Booksellers (1120 Grant Avenue).

Afternoon Book Chat
with Gabe Foreman and Sandra Ridley
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Location: 
McNally Robinson Booksellers
1120 Grant Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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