October 20: Michael Boughn, Domenico Capilongo and Chris D’Iorio

The leaves are changing, the fall books are falling, and Pivot rolls along. Join us October 20th at the Press Club for readings by Michael Boughn, Domenico Capilongo and Chris D’Iorio.

Michael Boughn has taught literature courses at the University of Toronto for 17 years. His own writing includes poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and essays. His most recent book, 22 Skidoo / SubTractions was published by BookThug in 2009 and was the first winner of the no nonsense Friggin Prize. Cosmographia, a post-Lucretian faux micro-epic is forthcoming from BookThug in the fall. His now nameless but soon to be retitled detective novel (the book formerly known as Business As Usual) will be published by NeWest in 2011.

Domenico Capilongo lives in Toronto, with his family. He teaches high school creative writing, alternative education and practices karate. He has had work published in several literary magazines including Descant, Geist and Dreamcatcher. He won an Honourable Mention in the Toronto Star 2004 Poetry Contest, was short-listed for the Lichen Magazine 2006 “Tracking a Serial Poet” contest, short-listed for the gritLIT Poetry Contest 2009. His first book of poetry, I thought elvis was Italian was published in the spring of 2008 with Wolsak and Wynn. His new book of jazz-inspired poetry, hold the note, is published this fall with Quattro Books.

Chris D’Iorio lives and writes in Toronto. He attended the University of Toronto, graduating with degrees in Literary Studies & Semiotics and Law. His poetry and short fiction has appeared in a number of literary journals — most recently in Calgary’s filling Station — and he is a past winner of the Hart House Literary Contest. His first book will be coming out with Quattro Press in the fall of 2011.

Pivot Readings at the Press Club
Featuring Michael Boughn, Domenico Capilongo and Chris D’Iorio
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
8 PM
850 Dundas Street West
PWYC ($5 suggested)


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