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fw: Anstee, Miscione and Casteels

On Saturday, August 10, Raw Sugar (692 Somerset St. W.) will be hosting an afternoon of poetry and fiction. There will be books for sale and writers to point at and say “Hey, do I know you?” or “My brother’s a writer!” or “I like your use of semi-colons” or “Do you know where I can find the nearest pub? I thought there’d be wrestling here tonight.”

BUT SERIOUSLY: It’ll be a great afternoon of literature and we hope all of you can come. Bring a friend or two — the more the merrier!


Cameron Anstee lives and writes in Ottawa ON where he runs Apt. 9 Press and is pursuing a PhD in English Literature at the University of Ottawa.

Christine Miscione is a Canadian fiction writer. Her work has appeared in various Canadian publications, such as Exile: The Literary Quarterly, This Magazine, and The Puritan. In 2011, she was the recipient of the Hamilton Arts Award for Best Emerging Writer. In 2012, Christine’s story, Skin Just, won first place in the Gloria Vanderbilt/Exile Editions C.V.C Short Fiction Contest (emerging writer category). Her debut short story collection, Auxiliary Skins, will be released August 2013. Find her at

Michael e. Casteels has self-published over a dozen chapbooks of poetry and artwork. His poetry has also appeared in: 529 (Proper Tales Press), Sterling Magazine, In/Words, and That Not Forgotten (Hidden Brook Press). He has work forthcoming in The Rusty Toque. He was nominated for the emerging artist award in the 2012 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts. He lives in Kingston, Ontario where he runs Puddles of Sky Press. Check out Puddles of Sky Press at

Nicholas Papaxanthos is currently living in Montreal, pursuing an MA with a focus in creative writing at Concordia University. He recently put together the chapbook Teeth, Untucked with Proper Tales Press, and has been published in the anthologies Lake Effect 5 and 529, as well as in The New Chief Tongue 10, Sandwich Review, and This Magazine.

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