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October 2, 2006
VOL. 7, Issue 2

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October 2, 2006
At the Gordon Best Theatre, 216 Hunter Street, W., 8:00pm

Lauren Carter
Lauren Carter graduated from Trent University in 1995. When she wasn't trapsing back and forth from B.C., she lived in Peterborough until 1998. She was the founding editor, with Scooter, of the short-lived Peterborough literary journal, Detour, and her work has been published in Prairie Fire, Adbusters, This Magazine, NOW Magazine and other publications. Her first book of poetry, Lichen Bright, was published by Sudbury-based Your Scrivener Press in September 2005.

Chris Eaton
Chris Eaton is a musician and novelist from Sackville, New Brunswick, currently living in Toronto. His first novel, The Inactivist, was published in 2003 by Insomniac Press. His CDs, recorded under the name Rock Plaza Central (www.rockplazacentral.com), regularly chart on campus radio. The Grammar Architect is his second novel. Chris Eaton appears courtesy the Canada Council.

Pam Mordecai
Although Pamela Mordecai has lived in Canada since 1994, the Caribbean continues to be the focus of her poetry and stories. Born in Jamaica, she was educated there and in the USA. A former language arts teacher with a Ph.D. in English, she has taught, trained teachers, and worked in media, especially TV. She has collaborated on, or herself written, over thirty books, including textbooks, anthologies, five children's books, and four books of poetry: Journey Poem (1989), de Man (1995), Certifiable (2001), and The True Blue of Islands (2005). She collaborated with her husband, Martin, on a reference work, Culture and Customs of Jamaica (2001). Her poems and stories for children are widely anthologized and have been used in textbooks and anthologies in the UK, Canada, the USA, West Africa, and the Caribbean. Pink Icing, her first collection of short fiction, has just been published by Insomniac Press. She lives in Toronto. Pamela Modecai appears courtesy Insomniac Press.

Wes Morris


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