29 March 2006
Test Reading Series: Jay MillAr and Rachel Zolf
Curated by Mark Truscott
Wednesday, March 29th, 7:30PM, at Mercer Union
Admission: PWYC ($5 recommended, all of which benefits the readers)
Each monthly installment of Test features two poets, each of whom reads for 30-40 minutes. The readings are followed by a brief question and answer period.
Jay MillAr is a poet, editor, publisher, bookseller and environmental research assistant. His published works include The Ghosts of Jay MillAr (Coach House), Mycological Studies (Coach House), False Maps for Other Creatures (Nightwood Editions), and Double Helix, a collaboration with Stephen Cain (forthcoming, The Mercury Press). He lives in Toronto where he runs BookThug and Apollinaire’s Bookshoppe.
Rachel Zolf‘s third book of poetry, Human Resources, is forthcoming from Coach House Books in 2007. Her second book, Masque (The Mercury Press, 2004), was shortlisted for the 2005 Trillium Book Award for Poetry. She lives in Toronto and is the poetry editor for The Walrus magazine.
Upcoming Test Readers
April 26th: Margaret Christakos and Brian Joseph Davis
May 24th: Stephen Cain and Lisa Robertson
Please visit www.testreading.org and www.mercerunion.org for updates and details. Most readings will be recorded, and sound files will be posted on www.testreading.org, which will also feature contextual documentation for each reader.