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July 16th 2009 Featuring RD Roy, Jen Londry and Michael Fraser

July 16th

Michael Fraser


R.D. (Doug) Roy and Jen Londry



Thanks to Doug Roy for these 3 photos from the original BOOKLAUNCH in Kingston in June 2009


In a little room by a window, Jennifer Londry writes.
She has been published in a number of literary magazines,  and is a cinematographer for the band Blues Highway.
She lives in the limestone city.
Works forthcoming: The Black & White Brides of Christ  (creative non-fiction), about growing up Catholic,
and 32 Days of Summer (poetry), a mystical journey through  the odyssey of Alzheimer’s Disease.


R.D. Roy was raised and educated in Montreal, Quebec.
His mixed Anglo/Francophone heritage and working class background are often reflected in his writing.
He has published two collections of short stories (Panegyric Press) and a short novel, A Pre-emptive Kindness, (Hidden Brook Press).

Life and Death in Cheap Motels is his second book of poetry.
Roy is a member of the League of Canadian Poets, the Canada Cuba Literary Alliance, and PEN Canada


Michael Fraser is a high school teacher, poet, and writer. He lives in Toronto, ON.
He has been published in various anthologies and journals including: Literary Review of Canada, The Paris Atlantic, and Caribbean Writer.
His chapbook, Breaking the Underground (Thirteenth Tiger Press), was published in 2003.
He won the 2005 Toronto Star Poem About Toronto contest, judged by Pier Giorgio Di Cicco.
His manuscript, The Serenity of Stone, won the 2007 Canadian Aid Literary Award Contest and was published in 2008 by Bookland Press.