Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Strong Words 65

I have been helping out Gillian Savigny with the Strong Words Reading Series lately. Would love to see you there.

Please join us for the 65th Edition of the STRONG WORDS READING SERIES, featuring Devon Code, Grace O'Connell, Jacob McArthur Mooney, and Robert Sternberg. Hosted by Gillian Savigny.

Devon Code is from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. His fiction has appeared in journals, magazines and anthologies in Ireland, England and Canada. In a Mist, his debut collection of short fiction, was published by Invisible Publishing in 2007 and selected by the Globe and Mail as a notable fiction debut of 2008. In 2010, his story "Uncle Oscar" won The Journey Prize. He teaches at Seneca College and reviews fiction for Quill & Quire. He lives in Toronto.

Jacob McArthur Mooney lives in Toronto and is the author of The New Layman’s Almanac (McClelland & Stewart, 2008) and the upcoming Folk (M&S, 2011). Folk is a book about the 1998 crash of Swissair 111 off the coast of Nova Scotia. He maintains the poetry blog Vox Populism and covers matters poetic for The Torontoist. Other recent creative and critical work can be dug up from The Walrus, Quill & Quire, and The Globe & Mail.

Grace O'Connell is a fiction writer. She was the winner of THIS Magazine's Great Canadian Literary Hunt in 2007, and was shortlisted for the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for an Emerging Writer in 2008. She holds an MFA from the University of Guelph. Grace's work has appeared in various magazines and anthologies, most recently in EYE Weekly. Her first novel has been purchased by Knopf/Random House Canada for publication in Spring 2012 as part of the New Face of Fiction program. Grace lives in Toronto.

Robert Sternberg is Robert Sternberg until his bio appears.

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