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Hamilton, ON, Canada – Next Stop for LUMMOX Anthology Readers

by d78hill
“Even on colour TV/ his mother’s face/seemed only black and white” –Norma West Linder*
Eight Canadian contributors to the California-based anthologies LUMMOX, Number Three and LUMMOX, Number Four will be sharing their work at "October Poetry Blast", a special public event, Sunday, October 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Admission is free.
Canadian contributors of the California-based anthology LUMMOX will be reading in Hamilton on Sunday, October 18, 2015.
Canadian contributors of the California-based anthology LUMMOX will be reading in Hamilton on Sunday, October 18, 2015.
Readers (in alphabetical order) include: James Deahl(Sarnia); Jennifer L. Foster (Hamilton); David Haskins(Grimsby); Debbie Okun Hill (Sarnia); Donna Langevin(Toronto); Norma West Linder (Sarnia), Michael Mirolla(Oakville) and Deborah Morrison (Hamilton).
Organizer and well-known Canadian poet James Deahl will also be reading from Unbroken Lines (Lummox Press, 2015), a new collection of poetic prose written by Deahl between 1990 and 2015.
This is the fourth LUMMOX reading in Canada. TwoLUMMOX, Number Three readings (one in Sarnia and one in Hamilton) were held in the spring. Last month, ten Canadian contributors read from LUMMOX, Number Four in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Additional readings are being planned for North Bay and Toronto.
Several Canadian contributors to LUMMOX gathered in Sarnia last month. They included (back row, left to right) Rhonda Melanson, Joe Farnia, David Haskins, Debbie Okun Hill, James Deahl, Michael Mirolla and Denis Robillard (front row, left to right) Jennifer L. Foster, Lynn Tait and Venera Fazio
Several Canadian contributors to LUMMOX gathered in Sarnia last month. They included (back row, left to right) Rhonda Melanson, Joe Farnia, David Haskins, Debbie Okun Hill, James Deahl, Michael Mirolla and Denis Robillard (front row, left to right) Jennifer L. Foster, Lynn Tait and Venera Fazio
Edited by American poet RD Armstrong, LUMMOX, Number FOUR features the work of over 160 poets from 46 of the United States, Canada, the U.K., Albania, Denmark and Sweden.
Additional Canadian contributors include: Ronnie R. Brown, Fern G. Z. Carr, Joseph A. Farina, Venera Fazio, Katherine Gordon, Richard M Grove, Ellen S. Jaffe, Laurie Kruk, Donna Langevin, John B. Lee, Bernice Lever, Rhonda Melanson, Lois Nantais, Denis Robillard, Lynn Tait, andGrace Vermeer.
Deahl is already encouraging poets to submit work for theLUMMOX Number Five anthology to be published in 2016.Submissions will open on April 1, 2016.
Information about previous LUMMOX readings in Canada can be found here, here and here.
Information about LUMMOX PRESS can be found here.
*From the poem “Springtime of ‘84” by Norma West Linder, LUMMOX, Number Four (Lummox Press, 2015), Page 125

d78hill | October 8, 2015 at 11:00 pm | Tags: BooksJames Deahl,LummoxpoetryPoetry Event | Categories: blog postsNews-Events | URL: http://wp.me/p4dii3-mA
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