May 20th – Lara Bozabalian

HOT-SAUCED WORDS
Third Thursday EVERY MONTH

FEATURING:

LARA BOZABALIAN

celebrating the launch of her new book

“The Cartographer’s Skin”

published by

PIQUANT PRESS

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AND

Special Guest Tribute Readers:
Allan Briesmaster,
Kevin Fortnum,
Kate Marshall Flaherty,
Valentino Assenza,
Pelayo Matute,
Sue Reynolds,
David Silverberg,
Cathy Petch
and others.

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Lara Bozabalian’s poetry and prose have been published in newspapers, journals and two literary anthologies. She has featured at reading series and universities around Ontario, including the Art Bar, Harbourfront’s Canadian Voices Slam, the Luminato ‘New Waves’ Festival, Queen’s University Slam, the Eden Mills Writers Festival and the Words Aloud Festival.

As a member of the Toronto Poetry Slam Team, Lara represented Toronto at the 2009 American National Poetry Slam and Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. She also competed at the Individual World Poetry Slam and at the Women of the World Poetry Slam.

As Head of English at a public high school, Lara founded and runs a spoken word festival for high school students across York Region, and is a founding member of Toronto Poetry Project, a collective dedicated to fostering social change and creative writing opportunities.

www.larabozabalian.com

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Produced and hosted by James Dewar