February 10, 2011

Michelle Elrick, Vanessa Moeller & Clarise Foster

Come to Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, for an evening of poetry on Tuesday, February 15 from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm, featuring 
Michelle Elrick reading from To Speak
Vanessa Moeller reading from Our Extraordinary Monsters and The German Dad Letters (with Germanic accompaniment from Maurice Mierau)
Clarise Foster reading from The Way Boys Sometimes Are 

Michelle Elrick's work has been published in literary journals and performed at festivals and events in Vancouver, Winnipeg, London, Kingston and Belfast.  She spends her free time designing hats, walking outdoors, hosting dinner parties and playing the banjo.

Vanessa Moeller’s writings have appeared in numerous periodicals and have won several awards including the WFNS’s 2002 Atlantic Poetry Prize.  She completed her MA in creative writing at the University of New Brunswick.  She now lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick. 

Clarise Foster is the author of two collections of poetry, The Flame Tree, and The Way Boys Sometimes Are.  
She is the Editor of Contemporary Verse 2: The Canadian Journal of Poetry and Critical Writing, Canada’s oldest poetry quarterly, and she is the Poetry Editor for The Muses Company.
Clarise is currently working on a new poetry collection entitled Post Traumatic - exploring the impact of war experience on returning soldiers and their families.

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