Jordan Abel, a Nisga’a writer currently residing in Vancouver and Nicole Markotić, author of three poetry books (Bent at the Spine) and two novels (Scrapbook of My Years as a Zealot) will be featured at the December 18 “Lunch Poems at SFU.”
This lunch time reading series animates SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus the third Wednesday of every month except July and August. Launched in 2012 by SFU Public Square, Lunch Poems has hosted some of Canada’s most prominent poetic voices, including George Bowering and Wayde Compton. Students, staff and community members are invited to bring their lunch and join this growing poetry movement.
Date: Wednesday, December 18
Location: SFU Harbour Centre’s Teck Gallery (515 W Hastings St.)
Details: Free admission, no registration required
For more information on this free event and to read the featured poet’s full biographies, please visit: http://www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/upcoming-events/lunch-poems/readings/2013/18Dec2013.html