John Barton‘s new Selected Poems, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin, has been getting rave reviews since its recent fall publication. If you missed hearing him read from this collection during his book tour, he’ll be appearing as a featured author at two upcoming readings.
Pen-in-Hand Reading Series – Monday, January 21 – 7-9 pm at Serious Coffee, 230 Cook St, Victoria. Appearing with Barton is poet, editor and teacher Susan Stenson who’s latest book of poems is called Nobody Move (Sono Nis, 2011). Everyone welcome.
Incite Reading Series – Wednesday, March 13 – 7:30pm to 9:30pm Alice MacKay Rm, Central VPL, 350 W. Georgia St, Vancouver. Appearing with Barton is author, poet and essayist Nicole Brossard (White Piano, Coach House Books) and poet Catherine Owen (Trobairitz, Anvil Press). Everyone welcome.