Tuesday, January 24

Nadie McInnis + Pearl Pirie

Nadine McInnis

Nadine was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award, the ReLit Award and the Lampman Scott Award.

Nadine McInnis is the author of 7 books of poetry, fiction and literary criticism.  Her most recent poetry collection was Two Hemispheres (Brick Books) which was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award, the ReLit Award and the Lampman Scott Award.  Her next book of short stories, Blood Secrets, will appear from Biblioasis soon. 

 

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Pearl Pirie

Pearl Pirie is a well-known Ottawa poet and has a poem included in Best Canadian Poetry 2014.

She has a forthcoming title  pet radish, shrunken  forthcoming from BookThug in spring 2015. Her poetry collections include: Thirsts (Snare, 2011) which won the Robert Kroetsch Award for innovative poetry, Mammals of Hoarfrost (Corrupt Press, 2011), Between Stations (epiphany press, 2011), been shed bore (Chaudiere, 2010) over my dead corpus (AngelHouse, 2010), b oath ouse (above/ground, 2008) and other chapbooks. Her haiku appear in various collections and broadsheets. In 2008, Pearl was one of Tree’s Hot Ottawa Voices. 


Pearl's poetry blog,  pesbo , has been following books, poetics and local poetry events since 2005. Her blog, Humanyms, aka “a verbal sketchpad of being positively human” has been posting photos and ponderings since 2003.  Since 2009 she has coordinated the Tree Seed Poetry Workshop Series.

 

Her author site is pearlpirie.com 

 

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