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A Night of Poetry with Gary Barwin and Jen Tynes

Friday, September 25, 2015

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters

758 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids MI 49503

Join GLCL for poetry readings with Gary Barwin and Jen Tynes on Sept 25 at 6:30 p.m. This event is free!

Gary Barwin is a Canadian writer, composer, multimedia artist, editor, and the author of 19 books of poetry and fiction as well as books for kids. His most recent books are the short fiction collection, I, Dr Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457 (Anvil) and the visual poetry collection, The Wild and Unfathomable Always(Xexoxial), and Sonosyntactics: Selected and New Poetry of Paul Dutton (Wilfrid Laurier University Press), edited and with an introduction by Barwin. A novel, Yiddish for Pirates (Random House Canada), will be released spring 2016. He was 2014-2015 Writer-in-Residence at Western University and has taught creative writing at a number of colleges and universities. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario where for one long strange summer he shared a shoesize with Allen Ginsberg.

Jen Tynes lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is the author of Hunter Monies (Black Radish Press, forthcoming), Trick Rider (Trembling Pillow Press), Heron/Girlfriend (Coconut Books), and The End of Rude Handles (Red Morning Press) and several chapbooks.

Event Type: Arts-Entertainment 

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