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February 28, 2012

MWG In Dialogue: Erín Moure & Sally Ito

Winnipeg Free Press Cafe, 237 McDermot Avenue
March 5, 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
$10 at the door 

The Manitoba Writers’ Guild continues its fourth season of readings by writers from 
across Canada. The series features 20 minute readings by two authors, followed by 
a conversation illuminating the lives and work of the featured writers. 

Erín Moure is a Montreal poet who also translates poetry into English, from several romance languages.  Her essays on reading and writing, My Beloved Wager, is an investigation into subjectivity, immigration and the western borderlands of Ukraine.

Sally Ito is a writer, editor, and translator living in Winnipeg with her husband and two children. Currently, she is an instructor of Creative Writing and a blog contributor to a children’s multicultural literature blog, PaperTigers. To express a deep abiding love for things ‘visible and invisible’ is what she aspires to in writing her poetry.

Making awareness into language is the act that binds the elements of Sally Ito’s newest collection of poetry, Alert to Glory. 

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