Sonnet L’Abbé

Sonnet L’Abbé

Sonnet L’Abbé lives on Vancouver Island and teaches creative writing (poetry) and English at Vancouver Island University. Her most recent publication is Anima Canadensis, which won the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award.

Poetic Subjectivities

Loft 2, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

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 […]

Community Building / Le renforcement des collectivités Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture
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Intersection, Assimilation, Love: A Reading

Loft 1, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

In this poetry reading, two accomplished writers explore and explode taboos, stereotypes, the theoretical idea of love, and the canon itself.

Reading / Lectures
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