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Tree takes place...

... at Black Squirrel Books, 1073 Bank St.
... on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.
... free of charge. A hat is passed for donations.
Tuesday, October 24

Jason Christie + Chad Norman + Anne Campbell

Anne Campbell

Anne Campbell is an award winning Canadian writer, editor, musician and arts advocate. Her works include six collections of poetry, the most recent, The Fabric of Day, new and selected poems.
Anne Campbell is an award-winning author of five collections of poetry and of popular non-fiction. Readings of her work, workshops, and musical compositions with Tom Schudel have taken her across Canada, the USA, and Britain. Her many awards include the City of Regina Writing Award, the Mayor’s Arts Award, and the Mayor's Heritage Award.
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Chad Norman

Chad Norman is in from Nova Scotia to weave us some poetry stories.
Chad Norman lives and writes beside the high tides of Cobequid Bay, NS. His fall 2017 reading tour includes stops in Kingston, Ottawa, & Montreal. His new books are Selected & New Poems ( Mosaic Press) and Waking Up On The Wrong Side Of The Sky (Grant Block Press). Each year he arranges & hosts RiverWords: Poetry & Music Festival.
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Jason Christie

Jason Christie is a local act with a national reach of experimental language.
Jason Christie grew up in Milton, Ontario, and now lives in Ottawa. His poetry has appeared in filling Station, Poetry Is Dead, Action, YES!, The Capilano Review, West Coast Line, and Interim. He edited, alongside a.rawlings and derek beaulieu, Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (Mercury, 2005). His previous books are Unknown Actor (Insomniac, 2013), Canada Post (Snare, 2006) and i-ROBOT (EDGE, 2006). He has five chapbooks from above/ground press: 8th Ave 15th Street NW (2004), GOVERNMENT (2013), Cursed Objects (2014), The Charm (2015), random_lines = random.choice (2017). He is currently writing poetry about (being) objects, and exaltation.
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