Pivot is back November 12 and better than ever with three excellent readers for the price of none:
Sara Heinonen is a Toronto writer whose stories have been published in This Magazine, Taddle Creek, and Grain. She is working on a collection of short stories that don’t as yet appear to be linked.
Jeff Latosik‘s work has been published in journals across Canada. He won the PK Page award for poetry in 2007 and This Magazine’s Great Literary Hunt for 2008 for poetry. A first book is in the works.
Alison Pick is the author of the novel The Sweet Edge, a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book that has been optioned for film. The title section of her poetry collection ‘Question & Answer’ won the 2002 Bronwen Wallace Award for Poetry and the 2003 National Magazine Award for Poetry; she was also the winner of the 2005 CBC Literary Award for Poetry. The Dream World, the title piece from Alison’s newest book, is included in the Best Canadian Poetry of 2008. Alison Pick lives in Toronto where she is currently at work on a new novel as well as a book of non-fiction about her family’s denial of their Judaism following the Holocaust.
PLEASE NOTE that we will be starting early to make way for a band at 10 p.m. Readings will begin at 8.15 sharp, so arrive early – you won’t want to miss this.