The Atwater Poetry Project presents Tanya Evanson & Steven Ross Smith

 Event info here & excerpted below:

“Join the Atwater Poetry Project for the first reading of the fall season with poets Tanya Evanson and Steven Ross Smith.

Atwater Library and Computer Centre
1200 Atwater Avenue, Westmount

The reading will take place on the second floor of the library in the auditorium. Unfortunately the building is not equipped with an elevator. Entrance at side door on Tupper Street. Two flights of stairs.

Tanya Evanson is a Montreal poet, performer and director of Banff Centre Spoken Word. She has released three studio albums, six artist books of poetry, an award-winning videopoem and in 2013 received the Golden Beret Award and was Poet of Honour at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. She has performed extensively in North America and recent work includes guest editing Arc Poetry Magazine (Fall, 2015) and publication in Oratorealis, Cordite, Litlive, WomanSpeak, Where the Nights Are Twice As Long (Gooselane, 2015) and Great Black North – Contemporary African Canadian Poetry (Frontenac, 2013). In fall 2016, she launches her fourth album ZENSHIP with performances in Canada, England, Scotland, Australia and Indonesia.

Steven Ross Smith is a poet, fiction and non-fiction writer, journalist, and a sound and performance poet. He has been publishing books since the 1970s, and was a member of the legendary sound poetry group, Owen Sound. He has published thirteen books, and is published in journals, audio recordings and videos, in Canada, USA, and abroad. Smith has served as Director of Sage Hill Writing Experience and Director of Literary Arts at The Banff Centre. He currently lives and writes in Banff and on Galiano Island, B.C.

All are welcome. Free. Entrée libre. Tout le monde est bienvenu!”