Monthly Archives: March 2016

March 28th: Allan Briesmaster & Sophie Else

Allan Briesmaster

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Allan Briesmaster is a poet, publisher and freelance editor who has been active on the literary scene in the Toronto area for many years. Currently, he is one of the two Executive Directors of Quattro Books, which he co-founded in 2006, and he also has his own micro press, Aeolus House, which is now an imprint of Quattro. Books he has edited have won or been short-listed for several national awards.
Allan’s poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and he has given readings and talks and led workshops in venues from Victoria to St. John’s.
His most recent full-length books are Against the Flight of Spring (2013), and River Neither (2015). He lives in Thornhill, Ontario.

Sophie Else

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Sophie Else was born in Tanzania, educated in England, and moved to Canada twenty years ago. She currently lives in Toronto in a falling down house with her family and two dogs.
She has recently been lucky enough to study poetry and creative writing at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies.
Her first collection of poetry, In Search of Whitman, is to be published in a chapbook by LyricalMyrical Press in April of this year.

SHOW STARTS at 7:30 with the open mic…