Poetry Reading: Jan Conn & Catherine Greenwood

Poetry Reading Jan Conn and Catherine Greenwood

The MacDonald Room Reading Series 2013
Monday, October 7
7:30 p.m.
MSVU Library, Main Floor
Open to the public – all welcome –  free


Jan ConnJan Conn

Jan Conn was raised in Asbestos, Quebec and lives now in Massachusetts, where she is a professor of Biomedical Sciences researching the genetics and ecology of mosquitoes. She has published eight books of poetry, most recently Edge Effects (2012); Whisk, written with Yoko’s Dogs, was published in 2013 by Pedlar Press.

Catherine GreenwoodCatherine Greenwood

Catherine Greenwood’s poetry has been widely published in journals and anthologies; her first book, The Pearl King and Other Poems (2004), was a Kiriyama Prize notable book: her new book, The Lost Letters, is published September 2013. She works for British Columbia’s Ministry of Justice in Victoria.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the League of Canadian Poets, and co-sponsors, the Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender, and Social Justice, the Mount Saint Vincent University Library and the English Department.


MacDonald Rm Readings Oct 7 poster [pdf]


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