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The “R’s” Have it - Rona/Rod

Marsha Barber, Blaine Marchand & Deanna Young

Tuesday, 7:30 PM, 1 December 2015

at Pressed

750 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa

Blaine Marchand's poetry and prose has appeared in magazines across Canada and in the US. He has won several prizes for his writing, including 2nd Prize in the 1990 National Poetry Contest and the Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry for his book A Garden Enclosed. His two most recent books, Aperture and The Craving of Knives were short-listed for the Archibald Lampman Award in 2009 and 2010. He has six books of poetry published, a children's novel and a work of non-fiction. He has been active in the literary scene in Ottawa for over 30 years, having been a co-founder of the Canadian Review, Sparks magazine, the Ottawa Independent Writers and the Ottawa Valley Book Festival. Blaine is currently working on two manuscripts of poems, Where You Dwell and My Head, Filled With Pakistan, as well as a collection of short stories, Nomads