Rachel Zolf’s newest book of poetry, Human Resources, was released in spring 2007 by Coach House Books and recently shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award. Her previous collections are Masque (The Mercury Press, 2004), which was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry, and Her absence, this wanderer (BuschekBooks, 1999), which was a finalist in the CBC Literary Competition and will be reprinted as a new edition this fall. She has published three chapbooks, including Shoot and Weep, just released from Nomados Literary Publishers. Zolf has performed and published her poetry across Canada and the U.S., and her work is anthologized in Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry and a forthcoming Coach House collectionof innovative Canadian women poets. She was the founding poetry editor of The Walrus magazine, and her critical essays appear in Xcp: Cross-Cultural Poetics, West Coast Line and Open Letter.
Previous Festival: 2008 (spring)
Monday, April 26, 2010 @ 8:00 PM