Tuesday, February 25

Erin Brubacher + Mark Tredinnick

7:00p Workshop Topic TBD

Erin Brubacher

A multidisciplinary artist shares work from her new genre-crossing book
Erin Brubacher is a multidisciplinary artist. Her work has taken her across Canada to venues such as The National Arts Centre (Ottawa), The PuSh International Performance Festival (Vancouver) and The Aga Khan Museum (Toronto), and internationally to Scotland, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Mexico and the USA. As a theatre director, Erin works with writers, performers, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, and other makers to collaboratively create new works including the award winning productions of Concord Floral (Brubacher/Spooner/Tannahill) and Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools (Buddies in Bad Time Theatre). She is the author of the poetry collection, In the Small Hours (Gaspereau Press); the co-author of 7th Cousins: An Automythography (Book*hug); and a new genre-crossing work, forthcoming with Book*hug.
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Mark Tredinnick

A celebrated Australian poet visits the Tree stage
Mark Tredinnick is the author of The Little Red Writing Book, The Little Black Book of Business Writing, Almost Everything I Know, Fire Diary, The Blue Plateau, and a dozen other works of poetry and prose—is a celebrated poet, essayist, and writing teacher. His many honours include the Montreal and Cardiff Poetry Prizes, The Blake, ACU, Ron Pretty, and Newcastle Poetry Prizes, two Premiers’ Literature Awards, and the Calibre Essay Prize. The Blue Plateau, his landscape memoir, was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Prize. Sir Andrew Motion has said of Mark’s work: “His is a bold, big-thinking poetry, in which ancient themes (especially the theme of or human relationship with landscape) are recast and rekindled.” He teaches poetry and rhetoric at Sydney University and the University of Technology, Sydney.

Read some of Mark’s poetry here.
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