14 February 2007

Sharon Thesen reading

Sharon Thesen
reading in Rm 1-306 CNC
7 pm, March 9th

Sharon Thesen is a poet, editor, and writer who was based in Vancouver, BC,
before coming to UBC Okanagan in 2005. She is the author of seven books of
poetry, soon to be eight with the publication of her latest book, The Good
Bacteria, in 2006 (www.anansi.ca ). Other books include a selected poems,
News & Smoke (Talon Books), and several titles from the 1980¹s and 90¹s from
Coach House Press in Toronto.

Sharon has been involved in the Canadian and
Vancouver poetry scene for many years. As an editor, she has published two
editions of The New Long Poem Anthology (the second edition with Talon
Books), a Governor-General¹s Award-winning edition of Phyllis Webb¹s poetry
(The Vision Tree), and, from 2001 to 2005, the literary and visual arts
magazine The Capilano Review. She co-edited, with Ralph Maud, a volume of
correspondence between the poet Charles Olson and the book designer Frances
Boldereff entitled Charles Olson and Frances Boldereff: A Modern
Correspondence (Wesleyan University Press).


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