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March 5, 2007
VOL. 7, Issue 7

March 5, 2007
At the Gordon Best Theatre, 216 Hunter Street, W., 8:00pm

Janette Platana
Janette Platana writes and makes short films. She lives in Peterborough. Go to for more info.

Emily Pohl-Weary
Award-winning Toronto author Emily Pohl-Weary's most recent book is Strange Times at Western High, in which 16-year-old sleuth/zinester Natalie Fuentes teams up with a computer hacker and a graffiti artist to solve a crime that's stumping her new high school. Pohl-Weary's previous books include a novel, a book of poetry, an anthology, and a biography. She edits and publishes the funky art/lit hybrid Kiss Machine, is currently writing a girl pirate comic, and a second Natalie Fuentes mystery. Visit

Stan Rogal
Stan Rogal's work has appeared in numerous magazines in Canada, the US and Europe -- some in translation: Lithuanian, Hungarian -- as well as several anthlogies. He has 14 books: 2 novels, 3 story and 9 poetry collections. His 3rd novel, As Good As Dead will appear with Pedlar Press in Fall '07. As a playwright, he has had productions mounted variously across Canada.

Nick Thran
Nick Thran grew up in western Canada, southern Spain, and southern California. He has worked as a bellhop, tree planter, English teacher, editor, housepainter, housecleaner, and cook. These days he works as a bookseller at Book City in Bloor West Village, Toronto.

Thran studied poetry at the University of Victoria, and he attended the Writers’ Studio at the Banff Centre for the Arts in 2005. His work has appeared in a number of journals and magazines, including Grain, The Fiddlehead, Forget, Event, and The Malahat Review, as well as in the chapbook Coastline Variations (Mosquito Press, 2004), and in the anthologies Desire, Doom & Vice: A Canadian Collection (Wingate Press, 2005) and Animals on Parade (Owl Books, 2006). Every Inadequate Name (Insomniac Press, 2006) is his first collection of poetry.


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