Sunday, September 27, 2009

Seán Virgo reading at the Ship Inn, St. John's on Monday, Sept 28

WANL Monthly Reading Series featuring Seán Virgo (St. John's):
Monday, September 28th, at 7 p.m. at The Ship.
For more information, view WANL's readings & signings page. This reading is sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts.
Bio below is from the WANL website.

Seán Virgo is a fiction writer, poet, playwright, actor, director, editor, and teacher. His most recent book is a collection of short stories, Begging Questions (Exile Editions, 2007). He has also published several collections of poetry, the most recent being Nonagaon Fugue (JackPine Press, 2006). He was a founder of TickleAce, Newfoundland and Labrador's first literary journal. His work has won various awards, including the CBC Competition (first prize for fiction, 1979); the BBC 3 Short Story Competition (first prize, 1980); and National Magazine Awards (first prizes for both Poetry [1979] and Fiction [1990]). He has just completed his term as the Haig-Brown Centenary writer-in-residence.
Several short stories by Seán Virgo will appear in upcoming installments of EarLit Shorts, a series of audio short fiction anthologies edited by Susan Rendell and Janet Russell for Rattling Books.