Thursday, April 03, 2008

Some Slick that Sam Slick...

Q: Wait now, outsold Dickens?
A: Two hunred year ago, boy.

The 2nd Haliburton Literary Evening is held to coincide with the London Book Fair, which provides an opportunity for authors from around the globe to celebrate their works in front of an international audience. Canadian authors, poets and playwrights are always well represented – whether they have flown in from Canada directly or live in London permanently. Join us in welcoming another fine selection of literary talent in London:
Annie Freud: London Poet. Recently published Best Man that Ever Was (Picador), which won the Glen Dimplex New
Writing Award in Ireland.
Ashis Gupta: Novelist, poet, former university professor, and one-time war correspondent. Founded Bayeux Arts, a publishing company, whose very first book was short-listed for the 1994 Booker Prize.
Joey Comeau: Author of Overqualified, his first work of fiction, and the world’s first cover letter novel.
John Stiles: Poet and novelist and subject of the critically-acclaimed and innovative poetry documentary, Scouts are Cancelled.
Kim Morrissey: Canadian poet and playwright whose books include Batoche, Poems For Men Who Dream of Lolita, Dora: A Case of Hysteria, and Clever As Paint: the Rossettis in Love. Latest play, Mrs. Ruskin, is forthcoming from Aark Arts. Writer-in-residence for the Purple Poets at the West Euston Time Bank and Third Age Project in London.

WHERE: The 333 Club
333 Fulham Road
London SW10 9QL
(Above Goat in Boots Pub)
DATE: Tuesday, 15 April, 2008
TIME : 18.30 - 21.30
NEAREST TUBE: Fulham Broadway (District Line) or
South Kensington (District, Circle,
and Piccadilly Lines)

Plus (maybe) a special surprise?

Great raffle prizes--raffle tickets included with entry!--including:
A copy each of The Clockmaker and The Attache; or, Sam Slick in England by Thomas Chandler
Haliburton, supplied by Nonsuch Publishing. And others...
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