Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Open Text Reading Series

Clint Burnham










Tuesday, October 16

2:30 – 4:00 pm


Capilano University

2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver

Clint Burnham hails from Vancouver Island, and writes prolifically in a variety of forms – poetry, fiction, and criticism. He teaches in the English Department of Simon Fraser University. Recent books include The Benjamin Sonnets (BookThug, 2009) and Smoke Show (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2005). His new book, The Only Poetry that Matters: A Reading of the Kootenay School of Writing, came out last fall from Arsenal Pulp (2011).

Open to the public. Free. Everyone welcome.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for this reading.

Upcoming Open Text Readings:

Garry Gottfriedson: Thursday, October 25 from 11:30 - 1pm CE148

Barry McKinnon and Shane Rhodes: Thursday, November 15 from 11:30 - 1 pm LB322

Jamie Reid: Tuesday, November 20 from 2:30 - 4 pm L 186

For further information on the Open Text Reading Series please contact Kim Minkus, Convenor for Creative Writing at

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