Saturday, November 1, 2008


with readings by:

Nathaniel G. Moore (Toronto)
Sean Moreland (Ottawa)
Kera Willis (Ottawa)
Stacey May Fowles (Toronto)
& Andrew Fauklker (Toronto)

lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Friday, November 14, 2008
The Carleton Tavern (upstairs), 223 Armstrong
Street (at Parkdale)

doors 7pm, readings 7:30
info: rob mclennan at
or call 613 239 0337

author bios:

Nathaniel G. Moore is the author of the humour
sports book Bowlbrawl (Conundrum, 2005) and the
poetry collection Let's Pretend We Never Met
(Pedlar Press, 2007) He recently co-edited the
critically acclaimed anthology Toronto Noir
(Akashic, 2008) and is currently working on two
fiction projects. He is an editor at both Danforth
Review and Broken Pencil Magazine. His blog of
literature and fashion and music gossip is

Although he grew up grudgingly in Kingston,
Sean Moreland has been an Ottawa resident for the
past ten years. He is currently a doctoral
candidate and literature instructor at the
University of Ottawa, where his morbid preoccupations
are tolerated, if not outright encouraged. He won
the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2007, run by
, and recently had
his poetry chapbook as part of the same.

Kera Willis is a local writer, artist, and musician.
Her first book of
poetry, Tenebrismo, was published by Greyweathers
Press in 2007. As the
creative genius behind Blue Riot Gifts, she creates
and sells unique handmade treasures inspired by
recycled materials and the written word.

Stacey May Fowles' writing has appeared in various
online and print magazines, including Kiss Machine,
the Absinthe Literary Review
, Fireweed, and subTERRAIN.
Her work has been widely anthologized in books including
Nobody Passes: Rejecting The Rules of Gender and
, First Person
Queer, Yes Means Yes, and I.V. Lounge Nights. Her
first novel, Be Good,
was published by Tightrope Books in 2007, and This
called it
"probably the most finely realized small press novel
to come out of Canada
in the last year." In fall 2008 she released an
illustrated novel titled
Fear of Fighting, and staged a theatrical adaptation
of the book with Nightwood Theatre. She currently lives
in Toronto and is the publisher of Shameless Magazine.

Andrew Faulkner is pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing
at the University of Guelph. He is a co-founder and
former editor-in-chief of Ottawa Arts Review and is also
on the selection committee for Bywords. He is the
author of the chapbook Useful Knots and How to Tie Them
(2008) and the co-author of Basement Tapes (2007), a
chapbook of poetry and homo-linguistic
translations, with Nicholas Lea and Marcus McCann. He
is a co-founder of The
Emergency Response Unit, a Toronto-based chapbook press.

& don't forget the ottawa small press
book fair the next day, at the Jack
Purcell Community Centre!