Monday, September 26, 2011

The Fiddlehead is Pleased to Welcome Writers from Across Canada to the 8th Annual Poetry Weekend

The 8th Annual Poetry Weekend opens Friday, September 30th, at Memorial Hall at 8pm with a reading by UNB writer-in-residence Sue Sinclair.

Readings by local poets and writers from across Canada will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 1st & 2nd, at 11am, 2pm, and 8pm at Memorial Hall

Poets include Amanda Jernigan, Jeffery Donaldson, James Langer, Warren Heiti, Leigh Kotsilidis, Linda Besner, Asa Boxer, Mark Callanan, Shoshanna Wingate, Nick Thran, Anne Compton, Karen Schindler, Rhonda Douglas, Ross Leckie, the ghost of Richard Outram and many more.

The Poetry Weekend is presented by the University of New Brunswick English Department, the UNB Bookstore, The Fiddlehead Journal, and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Free refreshments and a cash bar on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.