as part of the eighth annual VERSeFest poetry festival presents:
The Factory Reading Series Lecture Series, two talks and readings by:
Hoa Nguyen (Toronto)lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Klara du Plessis (Montreal)
Saturday, March 24, 2018
1pm at Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar St. Ottawa
$10 at the door / check link for info on passes: http://versefest.ca/year/2018/tickets/
and check the VERSeFest link for the full schedule of readers and events!
March 20-25, 2018
Born in the Mekong Delta and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Hoa Nguyen [pictured] lives in Toronto where she teaches creative writing in multiple settings. Her books include As Long As Trees Last, Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008, and Violet Energy Ingots, nominated for a 2017 Griffin Prize for poetry.
Klara du Plessis is a poet and critic residing in Montreal. Her debut collection, Ekke, has just been released from Palimpsest Press; and her chapbook, Wax Lyrical—shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award—was published by Anstruther Press, 2015. Klara curates the Resonance Reading Series, and is the editor for carte blanche. Follow her @ToMakePoesis