Thursday, November 07, 2013

The Factory Reading Series : Jacobs, de Meijer + Francheteau, November 29, 2013;

with readings by:
JM Francheteau (Ottawa ON)
Danny Jacob (Riverview NB)
+ Sadiqa de Meijer (Kingston ON)
lovingly hosted by guest-host Brecken Hancock
Friday, November 29, 2013;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)

JM Francheteau is a rural transplant based in Ottawa. In 2013 he released a chapbook, A pack of lies, and his writing has appeared in CV2, The Steel Chisel and Bywords. He has five wisdom teeth.

Danny Jacobs [pictured] grew up in Riverview, NB. His poems have been published in a variety of journals across Canada, including ARC, Event, The Antigonish Review, Riddle Fence, The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, Grain and CV2. After living in a number of cities and towns in the Maritimes, Danny is back in Riverview and works as the librarian in the village of Petitcodiac, NB. Songs That Remind Us of Factories is his first book.

Sadiqa de Meijer was born in Amsterdam and moved to Canada as a child. Her poetry, short stories and essays have been published in a range of journals and anthologies, including The Malahat Review, Geist, Riddle Fence and Poetry Magazine. Her first book of poems is Leaving Howe Island (Oolichan Books). A selection from the manuscript won the CBC Poetry Prize in 2012.

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