Tuesday, December 10

Peter Richardson with Mike Caesar and Anita Dolman

Anita Dolman

Poet, short fiction writer, editor and reviewer

Anita Dolman’s poetry and short fiction have been published throughout Canada and the United States. Her poetry has recently appeared in Matrix Magazine, Ottawater, Bywords and the mini-chapbook Glass Studio (Phafours Press 2015). Her short fiction has recently appeared in the anthology Triangulation: Lost Voices (Parsec Ink 2015) and in On Spec: the Canadian magazine of the fantastic. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks, Where No One Can See You (AngelHousePress 2014) and Scalpel, tea and shot glass (above/ground press 2004). Dolman was a finalist for the 2015 Alberta Magazine Awards for fiction, and is a contributing editor for Arc Poetry Magazine.

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Mike Caesar

Recipient of an honourable mention in Arc’s 2013 Diana Brebner Prize competition

Mike Caesar was born and raised on Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron. Prior to moving to the Ottawa area he spent several years living in the United Kingdom and Europe. He has worked as a bookseller, bartender, reporter, editor and speechwriter. His poem North Channel received the honourable mention in Arc Poetry Magazine’s 2013 Diana Brebner Prize.

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Peter Richardson

Author of four poetry collections, winner of the A.M. Klein Award

Peter Richardson  was born in Norwalk, Connecticut in 1948 and emigrated to Canada in 1969. A Canadian citizen since 1993, he is the author of four collections of poetry. His first three books appeared with Véhicule Press in Montreal. A Tinkers’ Picnic, (1999), was finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award; An ABC of Bellywork, (2003), was short-listed for the Acorn-Plantos Award; and  Sympathy for the Couriers, (2007), won the QWF’s 2008 A.M. Klein Award. Bit Parts for Fools was released by Goose Lane Editions / Ice House Poetry in October 2013. His poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine (Chicago), The Fiddlehead, Sonora Review, The Malahat Review, Prism, Poetry Ireland Review, and The Rialto (UK) among others. A retired airline worker, he lives with his wife, Martine, in Gatineau, Quebec.


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