July 26, 2010

Aqua Books: Pakan, Pilarski, Stefanik

Come on down to 274 Garry Street (between Graham & Portage) and join Aqua Books in welcoming a pair of Edmonton poets for a Huge Blue Reading on Friday, July 30, at 7:00 p. m.

Nicole Pakan and Patrick M. Pilarski are the Co-Editors for the international literary journal of contemporary English-language haiku DailyHaiku.  They also work on its sister publication DailyHaiga - Nicole as art editor and Patrick as poetry editor. 

Nicole's writing has also appeared in: Filling Station, Carousel, CV2, Other Voices and the Blue Skies Home and Away Anthology
She was also the winner of the 2009 Edmonton CBC Poetry Faceoff, placing third in the national competition. 

Patrick's first full-length collection, Huge Blue, was released in 2009.  He is the author of the chapbook Five Weeks.  His poetry has appeared in international journals and anthologies.  He also performed on CBC Radio One as part of the CBC Poetry Face-off. 
Patrick is on the organizing committee for the Edmonton Poetry Festival, and is Alberta/NWT representative for the League of Canadian Poets. 

Jason Stefanik is a Winnipeg writer whose poetry has appeared in The Nashwaak Review, Grain, Misunderstandings Magazine and other literary magazines. 

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

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