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Antonio D’Alfonso and Louise Warren to Read at Poésie et jazz

Poets and authors Antonio D’Alfonso and Louise Warren will be reading their poetry at Poésie et jazz in Montreal on Thursday, March 21, 2013. The event will be held at 475 blvd. de Maisonneuve Est., Metro Berri-UQAM at Auditorium De La Grande Bibliotheque at 7pm, and is sure to be an incredible evening – one of many in the 2013 International Poetry Festival Trois-Rivières. Poésie et jazz features Four Seasons, Four Colours, Four Lights and is free to attend.

Antonio D’Alfonso was born in Montreal. In 1978 he founded Guernica Editions, where he edited over 450 books by authors from around the world. In 1982 along with three other writers, he founded the trilingual magazine, Vice Versa. In 1986, along with three other writers, he founded the Association of Italian-Canadian writers. He has taught at Université of Montréal, Continuing Studies at University of Toronto, University of Californa, in San Diego. He is presently a writer in residence at McGill University (French language and literature department), and has several books published with Guernica.

Louise Warren has published fifteen books of poetry. Under the title A collection of lights (Choice of poems 1984-2004) , an anthology of her writings was published by Typo.

More recently, she has published essays on the experience of creation and the work of art, including Query intensity and Archives, which includes Archives of loneliness, Objects in the world, Archives of living and TArchives of the lake . This title was nominated for the Governor General of Canada 2008 in the category of Nonfiction. She will be publishing the last of Archives with Guernica in Fall 2013; Delft Blue & Objects of the World.

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