Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Place: The Almanac Gastropub & Cocktails
Address: 10351 82 Ave (Whyte Ave) Edmonton
Sharon McCartney is the author of Metanoia (2016, Biblioasis), Hard Ass (2013, Palimpsest), For and Against (2010, Goose Lane Editions), The Love Song of Laura Ingalls Wilder (2007, Nightwood Editions), Karenin Sings the Blues (2003, Goose Lane Editions) and Under the Abdominal Wall (1999, Anvil Press). Her poems have been included in the 2012 and 2013 editions of The Best Canadian Poetry in English. She has an MFA from the University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop and an LL.B. from the University of Victoria. In 2008, she received the Acorn/Plantos People’s Prize for poetry.
Lizzie Derksen is a writer and filmmaker from the prairies. Her most recent work includes a poetry chapbook,
Accomplice (Overfraught Productions, 2017); and the short film Cricket, for which she is currently seeking a festival premiere. Lizzie is also one of the authors of the collaborative novel Project Compass (Monto Books, 2017). lizziederksen.com