Saturday, November 7, 2009


Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program at Capilano University

The Fall 2009 OPEN TEXT series at Capilano University concludes on Thursday, November 12th, 2009 with a reading by Vancouver poet at CapU instructor Kim Minkus:

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

Kim Minkus is the author of 9 Freight (LINEbooks 2007) and Thresh (Snare Books 2009). Other work appears in FRONT Magazine, Interim, West Coast Line, The Poetic Front, LOCUSPOINT, ottawater, Memewar and Jacket. Her academic research focuses on contemporary poetry, feminist poetry and the archive. In the spring of 2006 she was a fellow at King’s College in London, England and the archival research she completed while there lead to the publication of her book 9 Freight. Currently she is a writing instructor at Capilano University.

stripped down. crawl and stick. folds flutter. stress random stress cathexis stress stumble. bare seizure. entrails near the surface. bodily movements ratchet each emotion. they all exhaust me. tremble while you tell me it matters. glean meanings where there are none.

-- from "Station"

For info:

Roger Farr, Creative Writing Convener

604.986.1911 (2291)