An H of an Evening for bpNichol
17 October 2017 • The Supermarket (268 Augusta Street, Toronto) @ 7pm
An H of an evening for bpNichol: also featuring the announcement of the shortlist for the bpNichol Chapbook Award and presenting an array of writers, artists and musicians.
This is an evening recognizing the ongoing influence of poet/novelist/cartoonist/songwriter/performer bpNichol, 1944–1988. A wonderful array of guest presenters will perform bp’s work, read their own bp-influenced work, or tell anecdotes about bp.
The Meet the Presses collective will also be thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2017 $4,000 bpNichol Chapbook Award.
So far our lineup of presenters features: jwcurry • Bev Daurio• Brian Dedora • Paul Dutton • Ally Fleming • Sharon Harris • Chris Johnson • Jim Smith • Lola Lemire Tostevin
Excerpts from Brian Nash’s documentary film bp: Pushing the Boundaries.
The awesome folks from Coach House Books will be on hand to sell books by bp.
Hosted by Stuart Ross and probably someone else, too.
Free. (Though we welcome donations to help cover our costs for the evening.)