Poetry Launch





Join Massy Books as we celebrate the launch of two new poetry collections: Klara du Plessis' Ekke (Palimpsest Press) and Emily Osborne's Biometrical (Anstruther Press).

Hosted by David Ly, featuring readings from Du Plessis, Osborne, and Adèle Barclay

Klara du Plessis is a poet and critic originally from Bloemfontein, South Africa. Klara’s chapbook Wax Lyrical was shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award. Her poems, essays, and reviews have appears in print and online. Klara curates the monthly Resonance Reading Series, and she is the editor for carte blanche. She lives in Montreal.

Emily Osborne is the winner of The Malahat Review's 2018 Far Horizon Award for Poetry. Her poetry has been published in CV2, The Literary Review of Canada, The Antigonish Review, Canthius, Minola Review, and elsewhere. She earned a PhD in Old Norse-Icelandic Literature from the University of Cambridge, and her full-length book of translations, Quarrel of Arrows, is forthcoming from Junction Books. Emily serves as a poetry editor for Pulp Literature. She lives with her husband on Bowen Island, BC.
This event is taking place on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tseil-Waututh Nations.

Massy Books' downstairs event space is accessible! You can view the floorplan here: http://www.massybooks.com/accessibility/
Please feel free to reach out with any inquiries.

The event is all-ages, but we will have beer and wine available for purchase.