The Kranky Reading Series
May 19th, 2011 at 7pm
Local writers Alex Leslie, Shannon Rayne, and Garry Thomas Morse will read at the Kranky Cafe on Thursday May 19th. Reading starts at 7pm.
Kranky Cafe #216-228 E.4th avenue
(East of Main west of Scotia)
Alex Leslie is from Vancouver. Her work has been published in many Canadian literary journals, and has been recognized with a Gold National Magazine Award for personal journalism, a CBC Literary Award for fiction, and awards for fiction and non-fiction from Prairie Fire and Matrix. Her collection of stories People Who Disappear is forthcoming from Freehand, and her chapbook of prose poems 20 Objects For The New World is forthcoming from Nomados.
Shannon Rayne is a Vancouver poet, originally from Winnipeg, that loves the stage and artistic collaborations. She has performed at arts and literary festivals across Canada and her poetry has recently appeared in the Feathertale Review, Filling Station, Poetry is Dead, OCW and in a recent anthology by Ferno House Press featuring erotic poetry about dinosaurs, yes dinosaurs! She is currently working on a poetry collaboration and also a book of creative non-fiction tentatively titled ‘Re/in/venting sex’.
Garry Thomas Morse is the author of Transversals for Orpheus, Streams, Death in Vancouver, and After Jack. In 2008, he received the City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist. His new book Discovery Passages is the first collection of poetry about the Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl) First Nations.