Pivot brings you the cure for your post-Valentine sugar-crash blues: join us February 22nd for a sweet evening of readings by Toronto darlings Jennifer LoveGrove, David Seymour, and Nathan Whitlock. No one stole your heart this year? Don’t worry, baby: at Pivot we always choo-choo-choose you.
Jennifer LoveGrove is the author of poetry collections The Dagger Between Her Teeth (ECW Press) and I Should Never Have Fired the Sentinel (ECW Press). She has recently completed a novel and is currently at work on a new manuscript of poetry. Her writing has been published widely, most recently in THIS Magazine, Taddle Creek and The Puritan Magazine. In 2010 she was shortlisted for the K. M. Hunter Artist Award for Literature. For several years, she produced and hosted the literary radio show “In Other Words” on CKLN 88.1FM, and for a decade, she edited and published the literary zine dig. Currently, she divides her time between downtown Toronto and rural Haliburton, and can be found online at jenniferlovegrove.com
David Seymour’s first book, Inter Alia (Brick Books), was short-listed for the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry in Canada. Some of the poems in Inter Alia were used as lyrics by the roots-rock band The Warped 45s for their debut album 10 Day Poem for Saskatchewan. Recently his poetry was short-listed for the 2009 CBC Literary Award, and thrice now has been included in the Anthology of Best Canadian Poetry. David’s second book, For Display Purposes Only, will be released by Coach House in 2013. He currently lives in Toronto where he works in the film industry.
Nathan Whitlock is the author of A Week of This: a novel in seven days (ECW Press). His fiction, reviews, essays and journalism have appeared in The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Maisonneuve, Toro, Geist, Fashion, Quill & Quire and elsewhere. He is currently the culture editor for Toronto Life magazine.
Pivot Readings at the Press Club
Featuring Jennifer LoveGrove, David Seymour, and Nathan Whitlock
Wednesday, February 22
850 Dundas Street West
Hosted by Elisabeth de Mariaffi