Saturday, October 10, 2009


Sponsored by The Writer’s Union of Canada
& the Creative Writing Program at Capilano University

The Fall 2009 OPEN TEXT series at Capilano University continues on Thursday, October 15th, 2009 with readings by Vancouver poets Kim Duff and Christine Leclerc:

Cedar 148 @ 11:30
Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver

KIM DUFF is a PhD student at the University of British Columbia, where she is studying contemporary British literature, Thatcherism, privitization and urban spatial theory. Her previous research has included avant-garde poetry and urban spatial logic. Her book of poetryTube Sock Army was published by LINEbooks in 2008.

Christine Leclerc, originally from Montreal, now lives in Vancouver. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. Her work has appeared in 42opus, Dig, FRONT, FU, Memewar, OCHO, Pistola, subTerrain, terry, the Worksound gallery, and is forthcoming in Interim. Leclerc is the author of Counterfeit, a book of poetry published by Capilano University Editions (CUE Books) in 2008. She teaches creative writing at Langara College, Continuing Studies.

Upcoming Readings:

  • Oct 22: Ted Byrne and Emily Fedoruk
  • Oct 29: Ken Belford
  • Nov 12: Kim Minkus

For info:
Roger Farr, Creative Writing Convener

604.986.1911 (2291)