The Factory Reading Series:
Rachael Simpson (Ottawa)
Stephen Brockwell (Ottawa)
+ Soraya Peerbaye (Toronto)
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Saturday, February 20, 2016;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)
Rachael Simpson's poetry has been published in Canada and the United States. She lives in Ottawa.
Stephen Brockwell is an Ottawa poet and small business owner. He is currently cultivating two very slow growing manuscripts of poetry and two seedling novellas.
Soraya Peerbaye’s first collection, Poems for the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award. Her poems have previously appeared in Red Silk: An Anthology of South Asian Women Poets (Mansfield Press, 2004), edited by Priscila Uppal and Rishma Dunlop, as well as various literary journals; she has also contributed to the chapbook anthology Translating Horses (Baseline Press). She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Peerbaye also works with dance and theatre organizations in Toronto as a dramaturge and curator.