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Elisabeth de Mariaffi and George Murray

11 November 2015

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Creative Writing at Queen's presents a joint reading by Elisabeth De Mariaffi and George Murray.

Elisabeth de Mariaffi is the author of a collection of short stories, How To Get Along With Women (Invisible Publishing, 2012), which was longlisted for the Giller Prize, and The Devil You Know (Touchstone, 2015), a novel. Her poetry and short fiction have been widely published in magazines across Canada, and she is one of the creators of the Toronto Poetry Vendors, a small press that sells single poems by established Canadian poets through toonie vending machines.

George Murray’s seven books of poetry include Diversion (ECW, 2014), Whiteout (ECW, 2012), Glimpse: Selected Aphorisms (ECW, 2010), The Rush to Here (Nightwood, 2007), and The Hunter (McClelland & Stewart, 2003). His first book for children, Wow Wow and Haw Haw (Breakwater) was published in the spring of 2014. He has been widely anthologized and has published poems and fiction in journals and magazines in Canada, the United States, Australia, and Europe. He is a former poetry editor for The Literary Review of Canada and has been a contributing editor for several journals, including Canadian Notes & Queries, Maisonneuve, and The Drunken Boat. He regularly reviews poetry and fiction for the Globe and Mail.

When: Monday, 16 November, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Where: 517 Watson Hall