Friday, March 21, 2014


The Spring 2014 OPEN TEXT series at Capilano U continues on Thursday, March 27th with a reading by Prince George poet rob budde:



Thursday, March 27th
LIB 321 @ 1:00
Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver

 Rob Budde teaches creative writing at the University of Northern BC in Prince George. He has published seven books (poetry, novels, interviews, and short fiction), his latest being declining america (BookThug) and, just this month, Dreamland Theatre (Caitlin). His recent interest is experimental activist ecopoetry; he is working on a study of Devil’s Club / Hoolhghulh  tentatively titled "Panax" and an essay on animal-human relations called “The Parahuman.”

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.