David O’Meara and Damian Rogers
Thomas Craig Oliver Terrace at NAC
Friday 10 July 2015 – Doors at 8:30PM / Reading at 9PM
$10 at the door
David O’Meara is the author of four collections of poetry and a play, Disaster, nominated for four Rideau Awards. He has been shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award, the ReLit Prize, the K. M. Hunter Award, the Trillium Book Award, a National Magazine Award and is a three-time winner of the Archibald Lampman Prize. His most recent book, A Pretty Sight (Coach House Books, 2013), won the 2014 Ottawa Book Award.
>> Read a Q&A with David O’Meara here
Originally from the Detroit area, Damian Rogers now lives in Toronto where she works as the poetry editor of both House of Anansi Press and The Walrus, and as the creative director of Poetry in Voice, a national recitation contest for Canadian high-school students. Her first book of poems, Paper Radio, was nominated for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award.
>> Check out Damian Rogers’ website here