Once again we are thrilled to host our friends at Carousel Magazine for the Advance Launch of Carousel Issue 33 during National Poetry Month!
Join us on Thursday, April 3
@ The Black Swan, 154 Danforth – 2nd floor – [map]
Doors open at 7:30 PM – Readings from 8:00 PM - PWYC Donations go to support the event
An open mic will follow the readings – 1 poem – 3 minutes max – sign up at 7:30 pm.
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PAUL CARLUCCI‘s stories have been published in CAROUSEL, Descant, Malahat Review and others. He’s the author of The Secret Life of Fission and loves his girlfriend very much.
MARK CONNERY is a Toronto cartoonist, writer and artist. His second book, Rudy, will be published this Spring by 2D Cloud.
W.A. DAVISON is a vaguely menacing swarm of tiny, flying insects living inside an abandoned shoe factory in downtown Toronto. The swarm claims to be some sort of ‘artist’, but then, doesn’t everyone? Some meager evidence to support the claim can be found at: recordism.com
YI-SUNG OLIVER HO has published several books for children, and his poetry and non-fiction have appeared in various magazines, including Descant, The New Quarterly and PopMatters. His writing includes several comic book stories and collaborations with the Toronto sketch comedy group, The Buddy System.
DARREN BRADLEY JONES is a recent graduate of The University of Toronto’s Continuing Studies Creative Writing program, has published several short stories, and is presently hard at work on his novel which, he swears, is almost finished. He writes about himself in the first person only at the request of editors, and lives in Toronto with his partner Jeanette, and their daughter Yvaine.
KATIE JORDON recently completed her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Guelph. Her debut chapbook of poetry, Commentary on a Non-Existent Self-Portrait, was published by Frog Hollow Press in the summer of 2012. She currently lives in Toronto, where she is working on her first full-length manuscript.
JASON PARADISO is an editor/poet/writer/artist. His name has appeared in several mastheads, including Descant’s where he is currently an acting co-editor-in-chief. He continues to work on his collection of poetry, Cut Lines & Pulled Quotes, created with rearranged headlines and decks from discarded periodicals.
CLAIRE SCHERZINGER is a graduate of OCAD University from the Drawing and Painting program. Her aim is to have a long and prosperous career in the international art scene that involves long nights drinking with friends and talking about politics, art, writing and science fiction.