Tact, Distance, Excavation: An Evening with Jason Camlot, Avleen K. Mokha, and Kim Trainor

Thursday, June 11, 2020 18:00to19:30

Jason Camlot is author of four collections of poetry: The Animal Library and Attention All Typewriters, The Debaucher, and most recently, What The World Said. His critical works include Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings, CanLit Across Media (co-edited with Katherine McLeod), Language Acts (co-edited with Todd Swift) and Style and the Nineteenth-Century British Critic: Sincere Mannerisms. Camlot teaches at Concordia University in Montreal.

Avleen K. Mokha holds a B.A. in English Literature and Linguistics from McGill University. She is the 2019 winner of McGill’s Peterson Memorial Prize for Creative Writing for "Dream Fragments." Her work has appeared in Déraciné Magazine, Yolk Literary, and Siblini. She edits poetry and prose for Persephone’s Daughters, a literary magazine devoted to survivors of abuse. At Newsfirst Multimedia in Montreal, her journalism focuses on underreported communities.

Kim Trainor’s second book, Ledi, was finalist for the 2019 Raymond Souster Award. Her next book, Bluegrass, will appear with Icehouse Press in 2022. Her poetry has won the Gustafson Prize, the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, and the Great Blue Heron Prize. In 2018, she was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize. Trainor’s work has appeared in the 2013 Global Poetry Anthology and The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2014. She teaches at Douglas College and lives in Vancouver, unceded homelands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

To register for this event, please visit: https://www.mcgill.ca/poetrymatters/registration.

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