Thursday, September 27, 2012

UNB Poetry Weekend!

The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to Poetry Weekend, a two day celebration of poetry that includes readings by Governor’s General and Griffin award-winning poets. Readings will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30, at 11am, 2pm, and 8pm in Memorial Hall, UNB. A tentative list of readers and schedule appears below.

A major highlight in this, the 9th annual gathering of poets, is the Saturday evening launch of Icehouse Poetry, an new imprint of Goose Lane Editions.
Poetry Weekend is presented by The UNB Department of English, The Bookstore, The Fiddlehead, The Canada Council for the Arts, Goose Lane Editions, and The League of Canadian Poets.

Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

Saturday, Sept 29

Jan Zwicky
Emily Skov-Nielsen
Richard Kemick             
Martin Ainsley                  
Sue Sinclair                   
Chasity St. Louis             
Patrick Leath               
Gerry Beirne                   

Ryan Marshall                  
Amanda Jernigan                  
Sharon McCartney              
Michael Pacey                  
Brian Bartlett                   
Jeffery Donaldson              
Kathy Mac                  

*****Ice House Poetry Launch 7pm @Ice House
Stewart Cole & Patrick Warner

Steve Noyes                   
Shane Neilson                   
Nick Thran                   
Travis Lane                   
Katia Grubisic                   
Stewart Cole                   
Patrick Warner                   

Sunday, Sept 30

Ross Leckie
Stewart Cole
Ian LeTourneau
Matthew Gwathmey
Peter Frieswick
Sarah Bernstein
Triny Finlay
Michael Jessome

Chantelle Rideout
Patrick Warner
Daryll Whetter
Steve Noyes
Phillip Crymble
Karen Schindler
Claire Kelly

Alex Boyd
Vanessa Moeller
Darren Bifford
Matt Tierney
Jim Johnstone
Mat Henderson
Jan Zwicky