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I Found it at the Movies – Group Reading in Kingston, May 4 @ 6:30 PM

9781550718973_largeThe writers here emote eloquently about the movies, from Apocalypse Now to The Wizard of Oz, and all aspects of the cinematic form. There is passion in this poetry, projected at 24 frames per second upon the mind’s eye, and I urge you to engage with it.
– Peter Howell, Movie Critic, The Toronto Star

Join contributors from the movie poem anthology I FOUND IT AT THE MOVIES edited by Ruth Roach Pierson, for a group reading in Kingston on Sunday May 4.

Where: Novel Idea Bookstore (156 Princess St., Kingson, ON)
Time: 6:30 PM
Readers: Phil Hall, Eric Folsom, Elizabeth Greene, Steven Heighton, Jeanette Lynes, Ruth Roach Pierson, Carolyn Smart

Set to be published in Fall 2014, the anthology includes poems inspired by the full range of cinematic history – from silent films to blockbusters, from neo-realism to cartoon, from Fred Astaire to vampires, and from all around the world. Entering this collection is an experience  as beguiling as a trip to the movies itself. Among the poets included: Margaret Atwood, Don McKay, Michael Ondaatje, Steven Heighton, David W. McFadden, Karen Solie, Marilyn Bowering, Julie Bruck, Stephanie Bolster and Ken Babstock. For more information about the book, please click here.

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