Friday, February 20, 2009


Sponsored by The Canada Council for the Arts
& the Creative Writing Program at Capilano University

The Spring 2009 OPEN TEXT series at Capilano University continues on Thursday, February 26th, 2009 with a reading by Vancouver poet, novelist, and critic Daphne Marlatt:

Library 321 @ 11:30
Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver

Vancouver writer Daphne Marlatt has written over twenty books of poetry, fiction and essays, notably Steveston, Touch to my Tongue, This Tremor Love Is, the essay collection Readings from the Labyrinth, and two novels, Ana Historic and Taken. In 2006 Pangaea Arts (Vancouver) staged a bicultural, bilingual production of The Gull, her contemporary Noh play about Steveston’s Japanese-Canadian fishing community, winning the international Uchimura Theatre Prize. The Given was published in 2008, as was Between Brush Strokes, about the life and work of the B.C. painter Sveva Caetani. Also in 2008 Otter Bay released the CD Like Light Off Water, a collaboration with composer-musicians Robert Minden and Carla Hallett. Marlatt was awarded the Order of Canada in 2005.

For info:
Reg Johanson
604.986.1911 (2428)