By the River January 2022 Reading

Join us on 19 January 2022 for our reading featuring Conyer Clayton and Jaclyn Desforges. Live streaming on Zoom and Facebook during the event and Youtube later.

About the Readers:

Conyer Clayton is a writer, musician, editor, and gymnastics coach living on unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe land. Her debut full-length collection, We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite (Guernica Editions, 2020), won a 2021 Ottawa Book Award, and was a 2020 Relit finalist. She won The Capilano Review’s 2019 Robin Blaser Poetry Prize and Arc Poetry Magazine’s 2017 Diana Brebner Prize. She’s released 2 albums and many chapbooks, most recently: Sprawl | the time it took us to forget (Collusion Books, 2020), written with Manahil Bandukwala, which was short-listed for the bpNichol award, and Towers (Collusion Books, 2021) by VII, of which she is a member. Her second book, But the sun, and the ships, and the fish, and the waves (A Feed Dog Book from Anvil Press) is forthcoming Spring 2022.

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Jacyln Desforges is the author of Danger Flower (Palimpsest Press/Anstruther Books, 2021) and a picture book, Why Are You So Quiet? (Annick Press, 2020). She is also queer, neurodivergent (ADHD/ASD), and mom to a brilliant six year old. Her work is about bodies, quietness, nature, mothering, sexuality, trauma, neurodivergence and consciousness. Desforges’ poems and stories have been published in literary magazines across Canada.

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Topic: By the River Reading – January 2022
Time: Jan 19, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Poet, writer, and publisher living in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Author of Big Medicine comes to Erie (Black Moss Press 2016) and This City at the Crossroads (Black Moss Press 2017) Lenape. Turtle Clan.

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