This Halloween, join InkWell for a night of readings, dancing, a raffle, and costumes. The night begins with short readings by each of our illustrious instructors.
After the readings, DJ Chandler Levack will be spinning spooooooooooky hip hop and 90s R&B until midnight.
Come dressed as any literary character, in zombie form. (Or just come dressed as your fabulous, bad-ass self. We don't mind. Really.)
Tickets are $10 adv/$15 door. Contact us for sliding-scale prices.
It's going to be "thrilling"!
Kilby Smith-McGregor lives and works in Toronto. Her writing has appeared in Brick, Descant, The Malahat Review, Conjunctions (Web Conjunctions), The Kenyon Review (KROnine), and Best Canadian Essays 2014. She holds an MFA from the University of Guelph, where she also taught fiction in the Open Learning program, and has been recognized by the Writers' Trust of Canada with the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award. Her first collection of poetry is forthcoming from Wolsak & Wynn's Buckrider Books imprint in 2016.
Jeff Latosik is the author of Safely Home Pacific Western (2015) and Tiny, Frantic, Stronger (2010), a collection of poems that won the 2011 Trillium Award for poetry and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert award and longlisted for the Relit award. His work has been published widely across Canada in magazines such as The Walrus, Maisonneuve, and the Literary Review of Canada, and journals such as the Malahat, Grain, and Prairie Fire. He is the winner of This Magazine's Great Literary Hunt (2008) and the P.K. Page Founder's award (2008) and a selection of his poems was shortlisted for the Bronwen Wallace award (2009). He teaches English and Creative Writing in Toronto.
Writer, teacher, activist, and mentor, Andrea Thompson has performed her work at venues across North America and overseas for the past twenty years. A poioneer of Slam Poetry in Canada, Thompson was a feature in the groundbreaking documentary Slamnation, is the co-editor of the anthology Other Tongues: Mixed Race Women Speak Out, author of the poetry collection Eating the Seed, and creator of the Urban Music Award nominated CD, One. A graduate of the University of Guelph's MFA Creative Writing program, Thompson currently teaches Spoken Word thorugh OCAD University and has recently released her debut novel, Over Our Heads, with Inanna Publications.
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