Same Central Time (Doors open 6:30pm, readings start at 6:50pm sharp. Evening ends at 8:45pm.), same Central Venue (Markham Street), great new readers! Bios below:
Elisabeth de Mariaffi is the author of the short story collection, How To Get Along With Women and the novel, The Devil You Know. Her work has been widely published in Canadian magazines, including The New Quarterly, The FIddlehead, This Magazine, PRISM International, Prairie Fire, and The Puritan. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Currently at work on a novel, Elisabeth makes her home in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
George Murray’s six books of poetry include Whiteout (ECW, 2012), Glimpse: Selected Aphorisms (ECW, 2010), The Rush to Here (Nightwood, 2007), The Hunter (McClelland & Stewart, 2003). His first book for children, Wow Wow and Haw Haw (Breakwater) was published in the spring of 2014. He has lived in St. John’s, Newfoundland, since 2006 and was made the poet laureate there in 2014.
Waubgeshig Rice is a writer and journalist originally from Wasauksing, Ontario. He developed a passion for storytelling as a child while learning about his Anishinaabe heritage. Midnight Sweatlodge was his first collection of short fiction, published in 2011. His novel, Legacy, was published by Theytus in 2014.
Kathleen Winter‘s novel, Annabel, became a #1 bestseller in Canada and has been translated around the world. Her story collection, boYs, was edited by John Metcalf and won numerous awards. Her Arctic travel memoir, Boundless, appeared in the fall of 2014 and was short listed Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Her second collection of short stories, The Freedom in American Song, was also published in 2014. Born in the UK, Winter now lives in Montreal after spending many years in Newfoundland.