Lunch Poems at SFU | Raoul Fernandes & Elena Johnson


Wed, 18 May 2016 12:00 PM


Teck Gallery in SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver, BC

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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.

Book info:

Lemon Hound ­ three poems: