Guernica author (her short story collection, Bridge in The Rain, is scheduled for publication later this fall) Bianca Lakoseljac has been chosen by the League of Canadian Poets to be part of The Random Acts of Poetry, 2010. The program, sponsored by Canada Council for the Arts and the Victoria READ Society, supports literacy through poetry. This year, the program focuses on youth. From October 4 to 9, Bianca will read at the Collingwood Public Library (Oct. 5, at 4 to 6 pm and Oct. 9 at 10 am to 12), Midland Public Library (Oct. 6, at 7 pm) and Penetang Public Library (Oct. 4 at 1:30 to 3 pm), as well as a number of alternative schools, high schools, and youth groups in the Simcoe County. A total of 50 copies of her poetry collection, Memoirs of a Praying Mantis, will be given away.
If you happen to be in the area, please drop by! Get poemed! Get a free book!