Wednesday, May 30, 2007

ottawa small press book fair preview

span-o (the small press action network - ottawa) & Griddle Grin Productions present:
an ottawa small press book fair preview

with readings by Dan Waber (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
Jennifer Hill-Kaucher (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
& Stuart Ross (Toronto)

Friday, June 15, 2007; doors at 7pm, readings at 7:30 at The Carleton Tavern (upstairs), Parkdale at Armstrong
lovingly hosted by Max Middle

author bios:

Dan Waber is a visual poet, concrete poet, sound poet, performance poet, publisher, editor, playwright and multimedia artist whose work has appeared in all sorts of delicious places, from digital to print from stage to classroom, from mailboxes to puppet theaters. He is currently working on" and everywhere in between." He makes his online home at

Jennifer Hill-Kaucher is the author of four books of poetry: Questioning Walls Open, Nightcrown (a crown of sonnets in a limited edition lotusbook), Book of Days, and A Proper Dress. A Pennsylvania Council on the Arts roster poet, Jennifer conducts poetry workshops and residencies throughout the state and also in Ireland. Among her other writing exploits, she is editor of Paper Kite Press and owner of Wordpainting, a studio devoted tocreative writing and visual art.

Stuart Ross is most recently the author of the poetry collection I Cut My Finger (Anvil Press, 2007). His other books include Hey, Crumbling Balcony! Poems New & Selected (ECW Press, 2003), Confessions of a Small Press Racketeer (Anvil, 2005), and Henry Kafka and Other Stories (The Mercury Press, 1996). Proprietor of Proper Tales Press, co-founder of the Toronto Small Press Book Fair, and Fiction & Poetry Editor of This Magazine, he teaches writing to adults and children at schools and through his Poetry Boot Camps. He lives in Toronto, but his online home is

for more information on the event, contact rob mclennan at

& don't forget the ottawa small press book fair the following day, noon to five pm at the jack purcell community centre, elgin street @ jack purcell lane (near gilmour)....

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