Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Subtext: Fred Wah + Lou Rowan

Presented by Subtext Reading Series.

Fred Wah is the author of about twenty books, including the award-winning bio-fiction Diamond Grill, which was re-released in the fall of 2006 with NeWest Press. His book of poetry Waiting For Saskatchewan won a Governor General’s Award in 1985. His book Faking It: Poetics and Hybridity, Critical Writing 1984-1999 won the Gabrielle Roy Prize for Writing in Canadian literature. A new book, Sentenced to Light, is forthcoming from Talonbooks. Wah was one of the founding editors of the poetry journal TISH. He currently lives in Vancouver, BC.

A native of Southern California, Lou Rowan began his writing career in New York City, and now lives and writes in Seattle. His current projects include a novel about the losing of the West, a sequel to My Last Days (Chiasmus), stories, and his editorial duties at Golden Handcuffs Review. He’s also the author of Sweet Potatoes (Ahadada).

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