Thursday Mar 12 2015 7:00 pm - Travel Alcove, Saskatoon
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Where the Nights Are Twice As Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets (Goose Lane Editions), edited by and .
Featuring readings by
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With special musical guests
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Under the covers of Where the Nights Are Twice As Long, David Eso and Jeanette Lynes collect letters and epistolary poems from more than 120 Canadian poets, including Pauline Johnson, Malcolm Lowry, Louis Riel, Alden Nowlan, Anne Szumigalski, Leonard Cohen, John Barton, Di Brandt, and many others, encompassing the breadth of this country’s English literary history. Presented not in order of the chronology of composition, but according to the poets’ ages at the time of writing, the poems in the book comprise a single lifeline. The reader follows an amalgam of the Poet from the passionate intensity of youth, through the regrets and satisfactions of adulthood and middle age, and into the reflective wisdom of old age. This collection of odes and lyric ecstasies, tirades and tantrums is an unforgettable journey into the long night of love.
A Book of Great Worth, God Telling a Joke, and Wiseman's Wager. Now based in Saskatoon, he spent many years as a journalist in New York, San Francisco, Calgary, and Vancouver.
is the author of four novels, five books of poetry and seven short story collections, including
Ring Finger, Left Hand and Lying to Our Mothers. Her forthcoming book, Never Mind, won the 2014 City of Regina Writing Award. Originally from Hamilton, ON, Katherine has lived in Saskatchewan since 1982.
is the author of two award-winning poetry collections,
is a visual artist and writer, born in Tornio, Finland. A graduate of ESADMM, the Academy of Fine-Arts of Marseille in Photography, she is currently undertaking a MFA in Writing at the University of Saskatchewan.
is a visual artist & poet based in Saskatoon, SK. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2013 from the University of Saskatchewan.
Two-time winner of the Saskatchewan Book Award for Poetry, Hillsdale Book, in 2015. He lives and writes in Regina, retired from his career teaching English and Creative Writing at Luther College at the University of Regina.
will publish his sixth poetry collection,
Archive of the Undressed, and the novel The Factory Voice. Her Bedlam Cowslip: The John Clare Poems, is forthcoming in 2015. Jeanette is Coordinator of the MFA in Writing at the University of Saskatchewan.
is the award-winning author of six collections of poetry, including Where the Nights Are Twice As Long
is one of CBC Books' "15 Works of Nonfiction to Watch for in 2015
", and appears on the Toronto Star
's list of "The 25 books we can’t wait to read
" in 2015.