Lunch Poems at SFU | ryan fitzpatrick & Julie Emerson
Teck Gallery in SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver, BC
ryan fitzpatrick is a poet and critic living in Vancouver. He is the author of Fortified Castles (Talonbooks 2014) and Fake Math (Snare 2007) and the coeditor (with Jonathan Ball) of Why Poetry Sucks: An Anthology of Humorous Experimental Canadian Poetry (Insomniac 2014). With Deanna Fong and Janey Dodd, he works on the current iteration of the Fred Wah Digital Archive (fredwah.ca). He is currently a PhD candidate at SFU where he works on Canadian poetry after the spatial turn.
In Twenty Seven Stings, JULIE EMERSON reimagined the dialogues and demons of men and especially women in the history of war from 506 BCE China to contemporary American drones. Twentyseven beestings were required to kill an enemy in classical warfare. She has also written The Herons of Stanley Park, with photos, and the illustrated A Hundred Days: a botanical novel, prizewinning haiku and other poetry and novels. She writes and paints on the beaches of Vancouver and Mayne Island.