Alice Burdick & Jaimie Forsythe - September 19, 2012

Authors@Acadia: Poetry Reading Q&A


The Department of English and Theatre are pleased to present Alice Burdick and Jaimie Forsythe.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
7 p.m. - Vaughan quiet Reading Room

Alice Burdick lives in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, and has also lived in central Canada and on the West coast. In the early 1990s, she was co-editor of The Eternal Network, and assistant coordinator of the Toronto Small Press Fair. Her work has appeared in magazines including Dig, What!, subTerrain, This Magazine, and Who Torched Rancho Diablo? She is the author of many chapbooks and two previous full-length collections, Simple Master (Pedlar Press) and Flutter (Mansfield Press). She will read from Holler, her latest book of poetry.

Jaime Forsythe is a poet, fiction writer, editor, and journalist. Her work has appeared in a number of magazines and journals, including This Magazine, Geist, and The New Quarterly. She is a regular arts contributor to The Coast, and the editor of the fiction anthology Transits (Invisible Publishing). A graduate of the University of Guelph’s Creative Writing MFA program, she lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sympathy Loophole is her first book of poetry.


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