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Common Reading Series
July 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Common Readings is a reading series hosted and curated by Toronto poet Daniel Kincade Renton with support from the Common Readings Collective.
Join us on Monday, July 23rd and engage with the works of poets Al Moritz, Nyla Matuk, Jeff Latosik who will all be reading from their recent collections and their works in progress.
Come for the words and the wine!
A.F. MORITZ has written more than twenty books of poetry, and has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award in Literature of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and the Ingram Merrill Fellowship. His collection The Sentinel won the 2009 Griffin Poetry Prize, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, and was a Globe and Mail Top 100 of the Year. His most recent collection is Sequence. He lives in Toronto. www.afmoritz.com
NYLA MATUK is the author of two collections: Sumptuary Laws (2012) and Stranger (2016), and a chapbook, Oneiric (2009). Her poems have appeared in a number of literary journals and anthologies in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K., including The New Yorker, Poetry, PN Review, Arc Poetry Magazine, The Walrus, Canadian Notes and Queries, and The Literary Review of Canada. This winter she was the 2018 Mordecai Richler Writer-in-Residence at McGill University. Her work has been nominated for the Walrus Poetry Prize and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. www.nylamatuk.ca
JEFF LATOSIK’s third full-length collection of poetry, Dreampad, was released in Spring of 2018. He is also the author of Helium Ear, a chapbook from Anstruther Press. He’s the former poetry editor of the Humber Literary Review and is a current Collective Member of InkWell Workshops.
Common Readings aims to create an environment that supports all aspects of diversity within the Toronto literary community and beyond. This literary reading series creates a forum where both emerging and established writers can be exposed to new work from those at differing stages of their career. Every Common Readings is an opportunity for a variety of voices to interact in order to establish artistic and community dialogue.