Monday, April 28, 2008

Mary Dalton at the Banff Centre for the Arts

Newfoundland poet Mary Dalton is currently a faculty member for the Banff Centre for the Arts' Writing Studio 2008.

To read her bio on the Banff webpage, please follow this link.

As part of her residency, Dalton will be giving a reading with novelist Alan Cumyn on May 23 at 7:30 PM in the Rolston Recital Hall. For more information, see the website.


Mary Dalton is the author of four collections of poetry. Her third collection, Merrybegot, is available as an unabridged audiobook from Rattling Books. It is narrated by famed Newfoundland traditional singer Anita Best and includes trumpet and flugelhorn accompaniment by Patrick Boyle. Merrybegot was, in part, the inspiration for the REDEFiNE iT Dictionary of Newfoundland group.