Kevin Spenst in Calgary

     Language is at home in our mouths and the page is a strange fiction we all agree to take for fact.
–Kevin Spenst

Kevin Spenst Vancouver writer, cool dude, gentle soul Kevin Spenst is embarking upon a 100-venue chapbook reading tour of Canada, and we’re pleased to host him, along with poet Jason Christie and your truly, at the Post-Saltbox Salon, a.k.a., Nikki & Jonathon’s house.

Join us on Sunday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. for poetry, chapbooks, friendship, tea, spirits and possibly some musical interventions.

If I already know you, please get in touch for address!

Read Kevin’s recent Notes on Writing
Visit his website


In addition to the UK, the United States, Austria and India, Kevin Spenst’s poetry has appeared in over a dozen Canadian literary publications such as FreefallPrairie Fire, CV2, Dandelion,filling Stationqwerty, and Poetry is Dead. His work has been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry and his manuscriptIgnite has come in as a finalist for the Alfred G. Bailey Prize. In 2011, he won the Lush Triumphant Award for Poetry. In 2014 he is going to do a 100-venue reading tour across Canada with his chapbooks Pray Goodbye (the Alfred Gustav Press, 2013), Retractable (the serif of nottingham, 2013), Happy Hollow and the Surrey Suite (self-published, 2012), What the Frag Meant (100 tetes press, 2014) and Surrey Sonnets(JackPine press, 2014). Follow the chapbook tour at kevinspenst.com

Jason Christie is an author of poem books and a writer of wrong.

Nikki Reimer rites poetry, wrangles websites, shepherds cats.

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