Rahat Kurd was a finalist in the 2014 Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Prize and named Emerging Artist in the Literary Arts category of the 2013 Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Awards. Her essays have appeared in The Walrus and Maisonneuve magazines. She is a poet and a prose writer at work on a memoir about the making of Muslim culture in North America. Her work has been nominated for National Magazine Awards in the categories of Poetry and Personal Journalism (2011) and shortlisted for a CBC Literary Award (2007). She is the author of Reading Rights: A Woman’s Guide to the Law in Canada (Quarry Press, 1999).
This week's slate of events includes the launch of Cosmophilia from the newest publisher to join us, Talonbooks! Why not warmly welcome them by heading on over to the launch? Or, welcome them in spirit by attending any of the other great ones we've got going on.
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The Revolving City: 51 Poems and the Stories Behind Them is a vibrant and diverse collection from a who's who of the west coast poetry scene edited by Wayde Compton and Renée Sarojini Saklikar, published by Anvil Press. The poems assembled here range from the lyric to the ... Read more
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