Landon Branch Library
167 Wortley Road
About the poets:
JULIE BERRY is the author of two collections of poetry: worn thresholds (Brick Books, 1995) and the walnut cracking machine (Buschek Books, 2010). Her poems have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies including Open Wide a Wilderness: Canadian Nature Poems (Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2009). She lives outside of St. Thomas, Ontario, with her partner, Jonathan and their dog, Guinness. Her four sons have grown and flown.
EVELYN LAU, a Vancouver writer, has published ten books, including five volumes of poetry. Her poetry has won the Milton Acorn Award, been nominated for the Governor-General's Award, and appears in Best American Poetry and Best Canadian Poetry. Her most recent collection of poems is Living Under Plastic (Oolichan, 2010). Her prose books have been translated into a dozen languages, and Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid (Harper Collins, 1989), was made into a CBC TV movie.
Books will be available for sale following the reading.
***Poetry London's Poetry Contest Winners will also be announced this evening***