Liz Howard’s debut collection, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent, won the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the 2015 Governor General’s Award for Poetry. Born and raised on Treaty 9 territory in northern Ontario, Howard is of mixed European and Anishinaabe descent. She currently lives in Toronto.
Challenging the ostensible inwardness and political quietism of the lyric subject, this panel will interrogate the status of the subject in postlanguage poetics in the 21st century. Reading from recently published books of poetry, the participants in this panel will explore contemporary poetic subjectivities from perspectives that include intersectionality, recuperated Black ways of knowing that […]