September 8: Jesse Huisken, Julia Tausch and Meaghan Strimas

Update: Julia Tausch will be reading in lieu of rob mclennan, who will be joining us at a later date.

Jesse Huisken is a poet who, in addition to self-publishing, has had chapbooks of experimental poetry and fiction with BookThug and Expert Press. He is also an artist, currently working on his own museum of oil paintings based in found images and short comic book style illustrated poems. He was co-owner, with his father Charles Huisken, of This Ain’t the Rosedale Library.

Julia Tausch is the author of the novel Another Book About… Another Broken Heart (conundrum, 2003). She has had short pieces published in several literary magazines and is close to finishing her second novel. She hopes.

Meaghan Strimas lives in Toronto where she works at Quill & Quire magazine and for the University of Guelph’s Creative Writing MFA program. Strimas is the editor of the critically acclaimed The Selected Gwendolyn MacEwen (a Globe and Mail “Top 100 Books of the Year”), and the author of a previous collection of poetry, Junkman’s Daughter. She was an author at Toronto’s International Festival of Authors in 2009.

Pivot Readings at the Press Club
Featuring Jesse Huisken, Meaghan Strimas and Julia Tausch
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
8 p.m. at the Press Club
850 Dundas Street West
Hosted by Sachiko Murakami


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