Ayelet Tsabari's first book, The Best Place on Earth, won the 2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and has been published internationally. In 2013, Ayelet was named as one of ten Canadian writers to watch by CBC and in 2014 she was awarded a Chalmers Arts Fellowship. Her work has won a National Magazine Award, a Western Magazine Award, and an Edna Staebler award. She is graduate of the MFA program at University of Guelph.
dalton derkson is a punk poet from parts of the Canadian prairies unknown. He runs Hurtin’ Crüe Press, a D.I.Y. collective of poets that publish and live in the gutters. Recent works can be found in SPANKtheCARP, BafterC and In/Words Magazine.
Megan Piercey Monafu is a playwright, director, and community artist originally from Halifax, and most recently from Ottawa. Her one-woman show Mabel's Last Performance and her verbatim theatre piece Grain of Salt were produced in Ottawa in 2012 and 2014, with Mabel's Last Performance going on to tour the east coast and win the Atlantic Fringe Festival Award for Best Female Performance. Megan will be reading from A Little Fire, a new play that will be produced in Ottawa this January as a part of the TACTICS series at Arts Court Theatre.
Doors at 7:30. Readings at 8:00. The Steady Cafe & Bar [1051 Bloor St. W.]