Poetry London November

Please join Poetry London for our next event at Landon Library, featuring readings
by Roo Borson and Rob Taylor.

Roo Borson is the author of fifteen books, comprising poetry, essays, and collaborative works, including Rain;road; an open boat and Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida, winner of the Governor General's Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Griffin Poetry Prize. Her newest books are Box Kite: Prose Poems, written collaboratively with Kim Maltman under the pen name Baziju and published by House of Anansi in 2016, and Cardinal in the Eastern White Cedar, published by McClelland & Stewart in 2017. She lives in Toronto with poet and physicist Kim Maltman

Rob Taylor is the author of the poetry collections "Oh Not So Great": Poems from the Depression Project (Leaf Press, 2017), The News (Gaspereau Press, 2016) and The Other Side of Ourselves (Cormorant Books, 2011). He is also the author of five chapbooks, the most recent of which, Lazienki Park, is forthcoming from the Alfred Gustav Press in December. The News was a finalist for the 2017 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and The Other Side of Ourselves won the 2010 Alfred G. Bailey Prize. In 2015 Rob received the City of Vancouver’s Mayor’s Arts Award for the Literary Arts, as an emerging artist. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and son, where he coordinates the Dead Poets Reading Series.

Date: Wednesday, November 22nd
Time: Workshop at 6:30, Reading Begins at 7:30PM
Location: Landon Library, Wortley Village

Questions? Email us at poetrylondon.ca at gmail.com