This fall Ferno House will launch three new chapbooks of poetry:
Black Metal Melody by David Brock
Feel Good! Look Great! Have a Blast! by Spencer Gordon
Skullambient by Liz Howard
All three books will be on sale. Other back-list titles (Dinosaur Porn, Demons, For Crying Out Loud(s)) will be available as well.
There is no cover. This is a fully licensed event hosted by the good people at Ferno House. Event runs from 8 to 11pm.
David Brock is a lapsed playwright. His other chapbook of poetry is Gasmask Summer (The Emergency Response Unit). He has written libretto for operas that have been performed in Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Glasgow, and London. He is currently writing text for a black metal opera (bands and sopranos wanted).
Liz Howard, a native varietal of northern Ontario, has taken root in Toronto where she engages in cognition research and poetics. She is a member of the Influency Salon editorial group and co-cultivates AvantGarden, a new readings series that foregrounds innovative text and sound-based performance by women. Her work has appeared in Misunderstandings Magazine and online at Matrix Magazine as part of the New Feminisms Supplemental. In 2009, she was shortlisted for the LitPop Award for poetry. She is the recipient of a Toronto Arts Council grant for poetry. Skullambient is her first chapbook.
Spencer Gordon is co-founder and co-editor of Ferno House. His fiction, poetry, and non-fiction have been published in numerous anthologies and periodicals, such as subTerrain, Joyland, Existere, Contemporary Verse 2, echolocation, Broken Pencil Magazine, The Danforth Review, The Mansfield Revue, ottawater, The Maple Tree Literary Supplement, and so forth. He is also co-founder and co-editor of The Puritan, an online literary journal. He teaches writing at Humber College and blogs occasionally at dangerousliterature.blogspot.com.