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March 1, 2012

Prairie Fire Wordfest / Cluster New Music Festival

Prairie Fire magazine’s Wordfest is free!!

Elizabeth Philips, Mari-Lou Rowley and Margaret Sweatman
March 5, 7:00 pm in the Atrium

Elizabeth Philips is the author of four collections of poetry. Her most recent collection, TorchRiver, was published in 2007. 
Poet and science writer Mari-Lou Rowley has published seven collections, including 
Suicide Psalms, which was shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award. 
Margaret Sweatman is the author of Fox, Sam and Angie, When Alice Lay Down with Peter, and The Players. She teaches at The University of Winnipeg. 

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Michelle Elrick, Glen Sorestad and Jennifer Still
March 10, 2:00 pm in the Atrium

Michelle Elrick is the author of the poetry collection To Speak and the recipient of the 
John Hirsch Award. 
Glen Sorestad is a Saskatoon poet who has published over 20 volumes of poetry, 
and in 2010 was invested as a Member of the Order of Canada. 
Jennifer Still’s latest collection of poems, Girlwood, won the 2008 John V. Hicks 
Manuscript Award for Poetry.

Wordfest is presented through the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts.

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March 6, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove 
Composer Panel Discussion

Cluster New Music and Integrated Arts Festival (March 8-10) is pleased to present an illuminating Composer Panel as part of McNally Robinson’s Meet the Composer series. 

Hosted by Winnipeg’s Karen Sunabacka, the panel will feature five guest composers from this year’s Cluster Festival: 
Taylor Brook (New York), Zosha Di Castri (Montreal), Keith Kirchoff (Boston), 
Solomiya Moroz (Montreal), and Matthew Ricketts (New York)

Topics to be discussed include the compositional process, multidisciplinary collaboration, and the future of new music. 
Join in on the conversation! 

Now in its third year, Cluster continues to innovate while retaining the same high integrity that made the first year successful.

McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park, 1120 Grant Ave.

Phone 204-475-0483
(Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

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