Tuesday, May 24

Chris Jennings + Kevin Matthews

Chris Jennings

Chris Jennings is the author of Occupations (Nightwood Editions, 2012)
Chris Jennings is the author of Occupations (Nightwood Editions, 2012). He is the former Prose Editor and Treasurer of Arc Poetry Magazine and was one of the founding editors of filling Station magazine. His poems, essays, and reviews of a broad range of poets and poetics have appeared in journals and magazines including Books in Canada, The Malahat Review, and Canadian Literature. He is currently working on the manuscript for his second collection tentatively titled Misanthropy, or Animal Cruelty.
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Kevin Matthews

 

Kevin Matthews is originally from Winnipeg, now writing, working and living in Ottawa. He has performed his poetry in front of audiences around Canada - from hundreds to handfuls, and from symphonic concert halls to correctional facilities. Kevin is a communications worker at the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

 

Former Slammaster of the Winnipeg Poetry Slam, Kevin is a member of the League of Canadian Poets, and part of the organizing crews for the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word and VERSeFest.

 

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