Karen Solie is the author of four collections of poems: Short Haul Engine, Modern and Normal, Pigeon, and The Road In Is Not the Same Road Out. A volume of selected poems, The Living Option, was published in the U.K. in 2013. An associate director for the Banff Centre's Writing Studio, she lives in Toronto.
An Evening of Poetry with Karen Solie, Stephanie Bolster, and Tessa Liem
Please join Off The Page and Writers Read for an evening of Poetry with Karen Solie, Stephanie Bolster, and Tessa Liem.
Stephanie Bolster is the author of four books of poetry, the first of which, White Stone: The Alice Poems, won the Governor General's and the Gerald Lampert Awards in 1998. Her latest book, A Page from the Wonders of Life on Earth, was a finalist for the Pat Lowther Award, and work from her current manuscript was a finalist for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2012 and longlisted in 2017. Editor of The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2008 and The Ishtar Gate: Last and Selected Poems by the late Ottawa poet Diana Brebner, and co-editor of Penned: Zoo Poems, she was born in Vancouver and has taught creative writing at Concordia since 2000.
Tess Liem's debut full-length collection of poetry will be out from Coach House in fall 2018. Her chapbook, "Tell everybody I say hi," is available from Anstruther. Her writings appear on Plenitude, The Puritan & The Town Crier, carte blanche, in Room Magazine, The Walrus, Vallum and elsewhere. Her essay "Rice Cracker" was the winner of the 2015 Constance Rooke Creative Non-Fiction prize from The Malahat Review.