There aren’t a lot of Pivots left this year. After this show we’re down to our last three, so think hard about it and maybe come out, okay? Okay.
Tajja Isen is a writer, voice actor, and law student. Her fiction has appeared in The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, and Room Magazine, and was longlisted for the 2015 CBC Short Story Prize. She lives in Toronto and is currently revising her first novel. Her voice can be heard on such cartoons as Atomic Betty, The Berenstain Bears, and Jane and the Dragon, among others.
A. F. Moritz has written more than twenty books of poetry, and has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award in Literature of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and the Ingram Merrill Fellowship. His collection The Sentinel won the 2009 Griffin Poetry Prize, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, and was a Globe and Mail Top 100 of the Year. His most recent collection is Sequence. He lives in Toronto.
Alessandro Porco is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. He received his Ph.D. in Poetics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Porco recently edited the critical edition of Jerrold Levy and Richard Negro’s Poems by Gerard Legro, a collaborative work of prank poetics first composed and performed at Black Mountain College in 1949.
Born in Saint John, NB, Daniel Kincade Renton has been published by Canadian journals and anthologies such as Prism International, Hazlitt, CV2, The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, and The Fish Quill Poetry Boat 2010-13. He hosts The Common Reading Series at the Bell Jar Cafe in Toronto and is completing a PhD on Derrida, poetics, and Hypercritical Faith at York University. Frog Hollow Press published his chapbook, Milk Teeth, in late 2015.
Pivot on March 23rd: Tajja Isen, A.F. Moritz, Alessandro Porco, and Daniel Kincade Renton.
Wednesday, March 23rd
1051 Bloor St West
PWYC (Suggested: $5)
Hosted by Jacob McArthur Mooney