Monday, October 09, 2006

aubade launches, Ottawa, etcetera

There are two upcoming opportunities for you to hear me read from my twelfth poetry collection aubade in Ottawa:

Friday, October 20: a mini-launch as part of "An Evening with David Cation and Friends" at Galerie la petite mort, 7:00 pm. David Cation provided the angel paintings that grace both the cover & insides. Short readings by rob mclennan, Nichole McGill & tba, music by David's son Brooks; link to event here; for more information, email the artist at or Guy Berube, director la petite mort gallery at

(don't forget!) Saturday, October 21: the ottawa small press book fair

(don't forget!) Thursday, October 26: the Chaudiere Books launch

Monday, October 30: official launch of aubade, with Vancouver poet George Bowering, launching his new poetry collection Vermeer's Light: Poems 1996-2006 (Talonbooks). 7pm, National Library & Archives, hosted by Stephen Brockwell and organized through the ottawa international writers festival. [UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED]

& keep an eye on my forthcoming tour in November, with stops in Prince George, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg + Toronto. In Ottawa, copies of aubade & Perth Flowers appear to be available at Collected Works.

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