Wed. Mar. 15, 2017:
David Huebert & Ruth Roach Pierson
Landon Branch Library
167 Wortley Rd., London, ON
Events ~ once a month, on Wed. evenings
Readings at 7:30pm
Pre-reading workshop at 6:30pm
Questions? Email us at poetrylondon.ca at gmail.com
or call the Landon Library at 519-439-6240
David Huebert is the author of the poetry collection We Are No Longer The Smart Kids In Class (Guernica, 2015). His poetry has won the After Al Purdy Poetry Contest and appeared in journals such as Event, Vallum, Matrix, Prairie Fire, CV2, and Poetry is Dead. In the summer of 2015, David’s fiction won first prize in The Dalhousie Review’s short story contest and The Antigonish Review’s Sheldon Currie Short Fiction Prize. His story “Enigma” won the 2016 CBC Short Story Prize. Originally from Halifax, David is currently pursuing a PhD in English at Western University and working on a second poetry collection.
Ruth Roach Pierson, a former OISE professor of history and feminist studies, has published four poetry collections since her retirement in 2001: Where No Window Was (BuschekBooks, 2002), Aide-Mémoire (BuschekBooks, 2007), a Governor General's Award Nominee in 2008, CONTRARY (Tightrope Books, 2011), and Realignment (Palimpsest Press, 2015). In 2014 she published a chapbook of poems inspired by the work of photographer Joseph Sudek. In 2016 she published her second chapbook, Untranslatable Thought (Anstruther Press), a collection of ten centos. She is also the editor of I Found It at the Movies (Guernica Editions, 2014), an anthology of film poems. She will be publishing her fifth poetry manuscript, Till I Caught Myself, with Seraphim Editions in 2017.