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fw: Factory series, July 13

The Factory Reading Series presents: Jessica Smith, Amanda Earl + Marilyn
Irwin, Saturday July 13, 2013

span-o (the small press action network – ottawa) presents:

The Factory Reading Series with readings by:

Jessica Smith (Birmingham AL)
Amanda Earl (Ottawa)
+ Marilyn Irwin (Ottawa)

lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Saturday, July 13, 2013;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)

Jessica Smith, Founding Editor of Foursquare and name magazines, serves as
the Librarian for Indian Springs School, where she runs its Visiting
Writers Series. She is the author of numerous chapbooks, most recently
mnemotechnics (above/ground press 2013), and one full-length collection,
Organic Furniture Cellar (Outside Voices 2006).

Amanda Earl’s most recent chapbook with above/ground press is Sex First &
Then A Sandwich & her most recent broadside is “Trieste,” published by
In/Words Magazine & Press in June, 2013. Scattered about the Northern &
Southern Hemispheres, her poems have been published in Australia, Canada,
Europe and the USA. Two manuscripts have been shortlisted for the Robert
Kroetsch Innovative Poetry Award. She is the managing editor of
and the (fallen) angel of AngelHousePress. Amanda will be reading from a
new series of prose poems.

The winner of Arc Poetry Magazine’s 2013 Diana Brebner Prize, Marilyn
Irwin’s work has been published by above/ground press, Bywords, ottawater,
Peter F. Yacht Club, and most recently, the Canadian section of this years
New American Writing. A graduate of Algonquin Colleges Creative Writing
program three chapbooks: for when you pick daisies (2010), flicker (2012),
and little nothings (2012).

P.S. if you can’t wait, you can. If you really can’t you can tide yourself over on the 10th.

Chrysalis Zine will be having the 4th issue launch party on Wednesday, July 10th, once again at The Daily Grind. As always, we’ll be having an open mic, so bring your songs or literature! Features: Marilyn Irwin, and Naomi Freeman: Naomi Freeman (a 2012 Room Magazine Reader’s Choice Top 5 Finalist) Doors and open mic at 9:00 PM, readings at 9:30. Cover is $8 and includes an issue of the zine.

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