Thursday, March 6, 2014

Open Text Reading Series: Alex Leslie

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

The Spring 2014 OPEN TEXT series at Capilano U continues on Monday, March 24th with a reading by Vancouver writer Alex Leslie:
Monday, March 24th
LIB 321 @ 2:30
Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver

Alex Leslie is the author of a collection of short stories People Who Disappear (Freehand, 2012), nominated for a 2013 Lambda Award for debut fiction and 2013 ReLit Award for short fiction, and a chapbook of microfictions 20 Objects for the New World (Nomados 2011). Previous work has been recognized with a Gold National Magazine Award and a CBC Literary Award and has been included in anthologies such as the Best Canadian Stories series and Friend. Follow. Text. #storiesfromlivingonline (Enfield & Wizenty, 2013). Recent projects include editing the Queer issue of Poetry Is Dead magazine and completing a poetry manuscript entitled The things I heard about you, which was recently shortlisted for the 2014 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.

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