Tonight! New from New York, readings by Stacy Szymaszek and Sina Queyras

Join us tonight, June 27 at 7 p.m. for an evening of readings by Stacy Szymaszek and Sina Queyras! Stacy Szymaszek will from her new long poem Hart Island (Nightboat: New York) and Montréaler Sina Queyras will introduce us to her new chaplet The Endurance (Belladonna: New York). The event will be hosted by Gail Scott and Études anglaises, UdeM.

Stacy Szymaszek is a poet, editor and arts administrator. She is the author of the books Emptied of All Ships (2005) and Hyperglossia (2009), hart island (2015), and Journal of Ugly Sites and Other Journals (forthcoming), which won the 2014 Ottoline Prize from Fence Books. She is a regular teacher for Naropa University’s Summer Writing Program and mentor for Queer Art Mentorship. She lives in New York where she is the Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church in the East Village. 

Sina Queyras is the author of the poetry collections, MxT, Expressway and Lemon Hound all from Coach House. Her work has been nominated for a Governor General’s Award, and won The Friends of Poetry Award from Poetry Magazine, The AM Klein Award for Poetry, a Lambda, the Pat Lowther Award, and others. Sina will be reading among other things from Endurance, released from Belladonna (New York). She is the founder of the great online magazine Lemonhound, lives in Montréal and teaches at Concordia University.

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