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Laura Matwichuk Reads at Lunch Poems - Vancouver

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 12:00pm

Location: SFU Vancouver Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings Street, Vancouver

Join Laura Matwichuk at SFU, where she will be reading as a part of Lunch Poem's, SFU's reading series. Matwichuk will read from her first collection of poetry Near Miss! Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Near Miss considers the relationship between close calls and the tenuous conditions of contemporary life. From actual cataclysms such as meteor collisions and volcanic eruptions to everyday failures and accidents, these inventive poems collide with the perpetual unease created by life’s unpredictability. Laura Matwichuk’s poems have appeared in literary journals in Canada and the US, including Arc, EVENT, The Fiddlehead, The Burnside Review, PRISM international, Vallum and Best Canadian Poetry in English. She was a finalist for the 2013 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. Near Miss is her first collection of poetry. She lives in Vancouver, BC.

Author: Laura Matwichuk

Book: Near Miss