Date: Tuesday, 12th November 2013
Place: Empress Ale House
Address: 9912 82 Avenue Edmonton Alberta
Murray Reiss was born in Sarnia, Ont., and lives on Salt Spring Island, BC with his wife Karen, a ceramic sculptor. Since moving to Salt
Spring in 1979 he’s been a special education teacher and child care worker, and coordinator of the Salt Spring Water Council. He currently works as a freelance editor and environmental writer. His poetry and prose have been published in literary magazines and
anthologies in Canada and the United States. His chapbook, Distance from the Locus, was published by Mothertongue Press in
2005. He also performs with singer-songwriter Phil Vernon as the ‘folkenword’ duo Midnight Bridge.
Paul Wilson is a poet, editor and publisher with Hagios Press. He is the award-winning author of several books including Dreaming My Father’s Body and The Long Landscape. He was born in Lacombe, Alberta and lives in Regina, Saskatchewan. Hagios Press is an award-winning publisher of poetry, art books, short-fiction, and literary non-fiction. Based in Regina, Hagios Press is a regional publisher with a national reach..