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Thu27Oct20163:30 pmWISE Hall, 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
Poetry Book Launch - "The News" by Rob Taylor
Help Rob celebrate the launch of his second poetry
collection The News (Gaspereau Press ¶ Printers & Publishers).
Rob will be giving a short reading, alongside special guests:
Free entry and snacks. Cash bar. Oh so many books!
Doors at 6:30. Readings at 7!
About the book, from the jacket blurb:
‘The news’ can mean many things, but first and foremost in this
collection the news is—We’re having a baby! Starting in the fifth
week of his wife’s pregnancy, Rob Taylor wrote a poem every week as
they traveled toward their child’s birth. His poems anticipate the
astonishing and yet commonplace beginning of a human life, but they
also explore how a baby’s arrival streams into both the incessant
chatter of the world’s daily news and into that other sort of news
that literature carries—what Ezra Pound called “news that stays
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