Nightwood Poets Elizabeth Bachinsky, Brad Cran, Joe Denham, Phinder Dulai, Ray Hsu, Gillian Jerome, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Kevin McNeilly, Jay MillAr, George Murray, Shane Rhodes, Nick Thran, Rob Winger, and Rita Wong will read at the Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference in Vancouver BC. The Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference is a four-day poetry conference that will take place from October 19-22, 2011. The conference is focused on the new generation of poets, defined as poets who published their first book after 1990. The conference will bring poets together from across North America for a landmark exchange of ideas, poetry and poetics.
On Wednesday, October 19 Ray Hsu, Phinder Dulai, Rita Wong, Joe Denham, Kevin McNeilly, and Elizabeth Bachinsky will read at the Segal Building. On Thursday, October 20 Jay MillAr, Elizabeth Bachinsky, Gillian Gerome, George Murray, and Ray Hsu will read at the SFU Harbour Centre. On Friday, October 21 Gillian Gerome, Nick Thran, Rob Winger, and George Murray will read at the SFU Harbour Centre. On Saturday, October 22 Shane Rhodes and Brad Cran will read at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. Visit the conference website for a full schedule of events.