Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Celebrate Poetry Month with a Night of Poetry

The MacOdrum Library Archives and Research Collections
Celebrating Poetry Month with the Carleton University Library Modern Poetry Collection

Join Master of Ceremonies Rob Winger for the inaugural Poetry Night featuring the Modern Poetry Collection, part of the Archives and Research Collections at the Carleton University Library. Listen to poetry readings by Ottawa's David O'Meara as well as view a selection of material from the collection while mingling with other poetry enthusiasts from the university and the greater Ottawa community.

The Modern Poetry Collection contains material from Canada's small press movement (1960s and 1970s) including rare broadsides; first and rare editions of modern and contemporary Canadian and North American poets; and print editions of Canada's "little magazines" like Arc, Poetry Magazine, Tish, Preview, Contact and First Statement--there is something for everyone!

Date: April 1st 2009
Place: Library Staff Lounge (Room 153), Carleton University Library, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Time: 7:00pm, Doors open at 6:30pm

Cash bar and refreshments provided.

For more information please contact Lloyd Keane, Archives and Research Assistant: lloyd_keane@carleton.ca or call 613-520-2600 x2739

[text copied from a poster in the Carleton English Dept.]