14 March 2006

Lynn Davies & Eric Miller to Read at UNB

Poets Lynn Davies and Eric Miller will be reading at the University of New Brunswick—Fredericton on Monday, March 20th. The reading will be held at 8pm in the Alumni Memorial Lounge, 13 Bailey Drive, and is free and open to the public.

Lynn Davies will read from her latest work, Where Sound Pools. Her first poetry collection, The Bridge that Carries the Road, was nominated for both the 1999 Governor General's Award for Poetry and the Gerald Lampert Award for the best first book of poetry. Ms. Davies' writing has been broadcast on CBC radio and published in several literary journals, including Geist and Grain. She currently teaches creative writing at UNB.

Eric Miller is poetry editor for The Malahat Review and a professor of 18th century literature at the University of Victoria. He is the author of two books of poetry, Song of the Vulgar Starling (Broken Jaw Press) and In the Scaffolding. In 1996, Mr. Miller received the Academy of American Poets Prize at the University of Virginia, and was awarded The Fiddlehead 's Ralph Gustafson Prize for Poetry in 2002. He is currently working on a forthcoming prose collection entitled The Reservoir.

This reading is sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and UNBF Department of English. For more information, please contact Edith Snook at 506-458-7379. Books can be purchased at the event from the University Bookstore.

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