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Lunch Poems at SFU: May 18
FREE Lunchtime readings the third Wednesday of every month featuring well-known and up-and-coming poets.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Teck Gallery, Main Floor
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St
RAOUL FERNANDES' first book of poems Transmitter and Receiver (Nightwood Editions, 2015) explores the difficulty of communication, the ever-changing symbolism of language, and the nature of human interaction in the age of machines. Fernandes was a finalist for the Bronwen Wallace award in 2010 and is an editor for the online poetry journal The Maynard. He lives in East Vancouver with his wife and son.
ELENA JOHNSON has been a finalist for the CBC Literary Awards and the Alfred G. Bailey Poetry Prize. Her first book, Field Notes for the Alpine Tundra (Gaspereau, 2015), was written at a remote ecology research station in the Yukon. Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including The Fiddlehead, ARC, Lemon Hound and Best Canadian Poetry in English 2015.
Read an excerpt
Bring your lunch!