Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Place: The Almanac Gastropub & Cocktails
Address: 10351 82 Ave (Whyte Ave) Edmonton
Naomi K. Lewis writes fiction and non-fiction, edits, and teaches in Calgary. Her journalism has been shortlisted for national and provincial magazine awards, and she was an associate editor at Alberta Views magazine. She has served as writer in residence at the Calgary Public Library and the University of New Brunswick. She is the author of a novel, Cricket in a Fist (2008), and a short story collect, I Know Who You Remind Me Of (2012). With Rona Altrows, she edited the anthology Shy (2013). Her memoir, Tiny Light for Travellers will be published by the University of Alberta Press in the spring of 2019.
Aaron Giovannone is the author of two collections of poetry, The Nonnets (Book*hug, 2018) and The Loneliness Machine (Insomniac, 2013). His nonfiction has been published in Salon, The Walrus, Brick, The Literary Review of Canada, Vice and other venues. Originally from St. Catharines, Ontario, Aaron has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Calgary and has lived in Italy, including a year as a visiting scholar at the University of Siena. Aaron splits his time between Calgary and the Okanagan Valley, where he teaches literature and writing at Okanagan College.