Sunday, October 19, 2008

Open Text Reading Series: Steve Collis, Oct. 23rd

Sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Creative Writing Program at Capilano University.

The Fall 2008 Open Text series continues with a reading by poet and critic Steve Collis.

Thursday, Oct. 23
11:30 am, LIB 321
Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC

STEVE COLLIS is the author of three books of poetry, Mine (New Star 2001) Anarchive (New Star 2005), which was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and The Commons (Talonbooks 2008). His essays on contemporary poetry and poetics have appeared in many Canadian and American journals, and he is the author of two book-length studies, Phyllis Webb and the Common Good (Talonbooks 2007) and Through Words of Others: Susan Howe and Anarcho-Scholasticism (ELS Editions 2006). A member of the Kootenay School of Writing collective, he teaches American literature, poetry, and creative writing at Simon Fraser University.

For information contact:

Reg Johanson
Convener, Creative Writing Program
Capilano University
Phone 604-986-1911 local 2428


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