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Featuring David Goldstein, Liz Worth, Adam Sol, and Karen Solie
Thursday 15 October 2015 7PM at NAC

We’ve got a goodie this time! We’re going to be hosting none other than David Goldstein, Liz Worth, Adam Sol, and Karen Solie. I know, right? Amazing.

David B. Goldstein is the author of a poetry collection, Laws of Rest (BookThug, 2013), a book of criticism, Eating and Ethics in Shakespeare’s England (Cambridge, 2013), and two chapbooks, the most recent of which is Object Permanence(Ugly Duckling, 2015). His next full-length collection is forthcoming in 2016. The recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award, Goldstein lives with his family in Toronto, where he is Associate Professor of English at York University.

Liz Worth is a Toronto-based author and tarot reader. Her first book, Treat Me Like Dirt: An Oral History of Punk in Toronto and Beyond, was the first to give an in-depth account of Toronto’s early punk scene. She has also released a poetry collection called Amphetamine Heart and a novel called PostApoc. Her latest book is called No Work Finished Here: Rewriting Andy Warhol. You can reach her at

Adam Sol’s fourth book of poetry, Complicity, was published in 2014 by McClelland & Stewart. His previous collections include Jeremiah, Ohio, which was shortlisted for Ontario’s Trillium Award for Poetry; and Crowd of Sounds, which won the award in 2004. He teaches at Laurentian University’s campus in Barrie, Ontario, and lives in Toronto.

Karen Solie was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. She is the author of three collections of poems including Pigeon, which won the Griffin Poetry Prize, the Pat Lowther Award, and the Trillium Book Award for Poetry. She was International Writer-in-Residence at the University of St. Andrews in 2011, and is an Associate Director for the Banff Centre’s Writing Studio program. Her poems have been published in the U.S., the U.K., and Europe, and have been translated into French, German, Korean, and Dutch. Her first U.K. edition, The Living Option: Selected Poems, was published in 2013. She lives in Toronto.

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We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.