Tuesday, September 11

Heather Cadsby + Jessica Bebenek

Heather Cadsby

“One hundred proof associative thought” –– Brick
Heather Cadsby was born in Belleville, Ontario and currently lives in Toronto. In the 1980s, along with Maria Jacobs, she produced the monthly periodical Poetry Toronto and founded the press Wolsak and Wynn Publishers. In recent years she has served as a director of the Art Bar Poetry Series. She is the author of five books of poetry. The most recent book is Standing in the Flock of Connections (Brick Books, 2018).
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Jessica Bebenek

Transdisciplinary artist and knitter of poetry
Jessica Bebenek is a writer, transdisciplinary artist, and recent graduate of Concordia University's MA in English & Creative Writing. Her third poetry chapbook, Fourth Walk, was published by Desert Pets Press, Spring 2017. In Fall 2017, she performed “The Waste Land” at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, knitting poetry for twelve hours straight. She will be releasing a chapbook of knitting patterns for poems, k2tog, through Berlin’s Broken Dimanche Press in Summer 2018. She is currently completing a full-length poetry collection, No One Knows Us Here, and a non-fiction collection, Writing for Men.
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