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OPEN TEXT READING SERIES: KIM MINKUS
Sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts & the Creative Writing Program at Capilano University
The Fall 2009 OPEN TEXT series at Capilano University concludes on Thursday, November 12th, 2009 with a reading by Vancouver poet/CapU instructor Kim Minkus
CE 148 @ 11:30
2055 Purcell Way
Kim Minkus is the author of 9 Freight (LINEbooks 2007) and Thresh(SnareBooks 2009). Other work appears in FRONT Magazine, Interim, West Coast Line, The Poetic Front, LOCUSPOINT, ottawater, Memewar and Jacket. Her academic research focuses on contemporary poetry, feminist poetry and the archive. In the spring of 2006 she was a fellow at King’s College in London, England and the archival research she completed while there lead to the publication of her book 9 Freight. Currently she is a writing instructor at Capilano University.
stripped down. crawl and stick. folds flutter. stress random stress
cathexis stress stumble. bare seizure. entrails near the surface. bodily
movements ratchet each emotion. they all exhaust me. tremble while you tell
me it matters. glean meanings where there are none.
— from “Station”
Roger Farr, Creative Writing Convener
rfarr AT capilanou DOT ca