Come celebrate the return of founding Olive alumi Adam Dickinson and Andy Weaver, along with illustrious guests Rachel Blau Duplessis and Steve McCaffery. Special thanks to NeWest Press, local publishing heros.
On Thursday, May 14, from 7:00 pm till we all go home, The ARTery will be where this very special Olive reading goes down!
9535 Jasper Avenue
The Olive Reading Series, in conjunction with Poetries of Numerousness: Singularities/Movements/Idealities (Grant MacEwan College) invites you to a supernumerary, extra special Olive event.
Come early and have a refreshing beverage or a tasty snack. Check out the gallery space and score a primo seat to experience these celebrated figures in contemporary poetry.
Doors open at 7:00 PM / Readings at 8:00 PM.
Limited-edition broadsides showcasing some of the headliners’ poetry will be for sale in lieu of our usual free chapbook. The very modest amount we charge will also help pay for this extraordinary event.
McCaffery and Duplessis are taking part in readings and talks at the conference, as well as Australian poet Les Murray, and Canadian wunderkind Erin Mouré.
Poetries of Numerousness Conference information can be found at: http://www.macewan.ca/web/services/poetries/home/index.cfm
The Olive Reading Series gratefully acknowledges the support of our community and sponsors. In particular, this event is made possible by the generous sponsorship of the wonderful folks at NeWest Press who have championed award winning Canadian authors for over 30 years. Please visit them at:
We look forward to seeing you on May 14th!