Tuesday, January 28

Jason Christie + Liz Clarke

7:00p Workshop Topic TBD

Jason Christie

“Jason Christie has a strange way of looking at the world… an assured voice and an expert hand.” – Broken Pencil
Jason Christie is the author of Canada Post (Invisible), i-ROBOT (Edge/Tesseract), Unknown Actor (Insomniac), and a co-editor of Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (Mercury). He has several chapbooks from above/ground press, including: The Charm, random_lines = random.choice, and glass language (excerpt). His newest book is Cursed Objects (Coach House).
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Liz Clarke

Confident like Lizzo, poetic like Lauren Hill, lyrical like Rhapsody, flows like Little Simz and building towards a legacy like Missy Elliott.
Liz Clarke a.k.a HTBSLE (pronounced hitta-baseelay) is an award-winning, 23-year-old Toronto and Ottawa-based poet and rapper. For 8+ years she has been writing, performing and releasing poetry through her platform first media platform Spoken Visions. She has developed a tight-knit community of supporters in the Ottawa who are drawn to her poetic and unapologetic medium of advocation for social change.  Her debut single "Just Getting By”, is an ode to women everywhere, resiliently overcoming every day. This single is what launched her first business Freedx, where she collaborates and hires womxn to work on creative content creation projects. HTBSLE is confident like Lizzo, poetic like Lauren Hill, lyrical like Rhapsody, flows like Little Simz and is building towards a legacy like Missy Elliott.
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