May 24, 2010

Aqua Books' Speaking Crow: Lori Cayer

Aqua Books is pleased to be the permanent home of the poetry series Speaking Crow. Aqua Books is located at 274 Garry Street (between Graham and Portage).

On Tuesday, June 1 Speaking Crow starts at 7:00 p.m. There'll be 2 open-mic sets with short breaks in between until 9:00 p.m.

Come take up the mic and wax poetic about life, the universe and oh, just, everything!

This week's guest poet is Lori Cayer.

Lori's first poetry collection, Stealing Mercury won the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book in Manitoba in 2004. Her second volume of poetry, Attenuations of Force, is a finalist in the Dektet Series.

In 2005 Lori won the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer.
She serves as co-editor of English poetry for CV2 and is co-founder of the Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry/Prix Lansdowne de poésie, part of the Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards.
Lori works by day as an editorial assistant for a scientific research journal.

Have a great day. How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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