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Kyle Buckley - [We were invisible cats...]

Length: 1:48

A passage from Kyle Buckley's extended poem, The Laundromat Essay, recorded in the historic Coach House coffee room.

Kyle Buckley - ['The disappointment of poetry'...]

Length: 1:39

A passage from Kyle Buckley's extended poem, The Laundromat Essay, recorded in the historic Coach House coffee room.

Sina Queyras shortlisted for the Governor General's Award!

Sina Queyras has been shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry!

At a morning announcement on Wednesday, October 15, finalists for the Governor General's Literary Award were announced. Sina Queyras's Expressway was one of the poetry finalists. Other finalists wee David McFadden, Philip Kevin Paul, Carmine Starnino and David Zieorth.

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Winnipeg Free Press reviews Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

By Jennifer Still
Winnipeg Free Press
June 28 2009

Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip (Coach House, 101 pages, $15), a selection of 'verses, essays, confessions, reports, translations, drafts, treatises, laments and utopias' from 1995 to 2007, collected by Elisa Sampedrin, considers the painful multiplicity of artistic identity: 'I needed to make a living / So provoked astonishment.'

Robertson sings a linguistic bondage on the art of writing itself, an isolated and failing process where 'any correction is arbitrary / monstrous.'

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Globe and Mail reviews Crabwise to the Hounds

By Paul Vermeersch
Globe and Mail

On Saturday, April 11, the Globe and Mail reviewed the three shortlisted Griffin Prize titles, including Crabwise to the Hounds, the debut collection from Jeramy Dodds:

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Green Verse: Sina Queyras in the Montreal Mirror

Montreal Mirror catches up with Sina Queyras a week before the Coach House spring poetry launch in Montreal:

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Xtra! talks to Sina Queyras about outsiderdom and expressways

Sina Queyras on alienation, poetry, queer sexuality and car culture (the latter is the subject of her new collection, Expressway) in this week's Xtra!:

'It's easy to spot Sina Queyras in a crowd. She's the one standing on the fringes of the group, fiddling with her camera or writing in a notebook. "I am usually marked as 'outsider,' she says — an observation that feeds into her poetry.

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FFWD Weekly talks poetry and car culture with Sina Queyras

Sina Queyras (Expressway) discusses the correspondent tensions between tradition and innovation in poetry and society in this week's FFWD:

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RM Vaughan at Chicago's Red Rover Series

Mar 14

RM Vaughan (Troubled) reads with multimedia artist Doug Ischar at Chicago's Red Rover Series (readings that play with reading) on Saturday, March 14. The event, curated by Nathalie Stephens, begins at 7 p.m. at the Orientation Center in the Congress Theatre building.

RM Vaughan and Doug Ischar in Chicago
curated by Nathalie Stephens
Saturday, March 14, 2009
Orientation Center, Congress Theatre Building
2129 N. Rockwell Street
Chicago, IL

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Orientation Center
2129 N. Rockwell
Chicago, IL
United States
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Illicit Verb: Coach House in Montreal

Mar 18

This March, Coach House Books sends three incredible authors to launch their three new poetry collections at Montreal's Green Room. Acclaimed authors Sina Queyras (Expressway), Lisa Robertson (Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip) and Matthew Tierney (The Hayflick Limit) will read from their new books at The Green Room (5386 St.

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The Green Room
5386 St. Laurent
Montreal, QC
Canada
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