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April 2014

Wednesday April 23, 2014
Colour + Sound Closing Exhibition Party with bill bissett

Saturday April 26, 2014
Introduction to Poetry with Jordan Abel, an SFU Continuing Studies Course

Saturday April 26, 2014
Adeena Karasick in Providence, Rhode Island

Monday April 28, 2014
Talon Spring 2014 Poetry Launch – Calgary, AB

Wednesday April 30, 2014
Talon Spring 2014 Poetry Launch – Vancouver, BC

May 2014

Thursday May 1, 2014
George Bowering, Daphne Marlatt, & Stephen Collis at the Cascadia Poetry Festival in Seattle

Friday May 2, 2014
Bev Sellars at the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society Conference, Calgary

Saturday May 3, 2014
2014 B.C. Book Prizes Gala

Thursday May 8, 2014
Calgary launch of Ground Rules, featuring derek beaulieu, Natalie Simpson, and Julia Williams

Wednesday May 14, 2014
Adeena Karasick at the Tribeca New Music Festival

Friday May 16, 2014
Natalie Simpson Reads at CCWWP Conference in Vancouver

Friday May 16, 2014
Espresso by Lucia Frangione at the Pacific Theatre, Vancouver

Friday May 16, 2014
Blood Relations by Sharon Pollock in Los Angeles

Wednesday May 21, 2014
Lunch Poems at SFU Vancouver with Phinder Dulai and Catriona Strang

Saturday May 24, 2014
“Dead Metaphor” by George F. Walker in Toronto

June 2014

Tuesday June 3, 2014
George F. Walker’s “The Burden of Self-Awareness” in Ottawa, ON

Saturday June 14, 2014
Reading and Recitation in Memory of the Komagata Maru

Friday June 20, 2014
Adeena Karasick in Toronto!

July 2014

Wednesday July 2, 2014
Billy Bishop at the Blyth Festival, Ontario

Sunday July 6, 2014
Performing the Voyage: Legacies and Echoes of the Komagata Maru

August 2014

Monday August 18, 2014
Adeena Karasick at the KlezKanada Poetry Retreat in Quebec

November 2014

Friday November 7, 2014
Adeena Karasick Speaks at Brock University, ON
Posted: Monday July 16, 2012
Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure - The Third Mind

Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure are set to release their all new album “The Piano Poems – Live From San Francisco” on Oglio Records August 14th, 2012.

This video clip from the Oglio Home Video release “The Third Mind” gives a short history of these two great artists and their collaboration.

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Recent news Articles
Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Meta-Talon

Environmentally Conscious Reads: A List for Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day! We’ve put together a list of environmentally conscious books from all the genres Talon publishes. Here they are, in no particular order:

1. Seeds by Annabel Soutar (Drama)

Thursday April 17, 2014 in Meta-Talon

Excerpt from God and the Indian

The latest play by Drew Hayden Taylor is now available! Below is an extract from God and the Indian to wet your whistle.


GEORGE: You followed me from … from the Tim Hortons?

JOHNNY: Yep. I recognized you.

GEORGE: Really, I don’t think we’ve ever met. I’m new to the diocese.

JOHNNY: Oh, we met. Long time ago. Me, I’ve changed a bit since the last time you saw me.

Tuesday April 8, 2014 in Meta-Talon

Poem: “cherree blossoms” by bill bissett

For Meta-Talon this week, a perfectly “in season” poem for spring – especially if you are in the Vancouver area, as Talon is. Enjoy!


cherree blossoms

blankit barclay street
 pink snow on our bureed
      dreems
 that eezee 2 start

Thursday April 3, 2014 in Meta-Talon

Extracts From From the Poplars by Cecily Nicholson

The following are excerpts from From the Poplars, the latest book of poetry by Cecily Nicholson, which has recently arrived from the press in a few weeks (order yours today!).


Poplar Island pop patri individuated alike

lazaretto
Kamau Taurua, North Brother,
Angel our current

worse conditions of confinement

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Non-Fiction

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Corked

Catriona Strang
Poetry

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DOWNVERSE

Nikki Reimer
Poetry

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From the Poplars

Cecily Nicholson
Poetry

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God and the Indian

Drew Hayden Taylor
Drama

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Motherhouse

David Fennario
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The Obese Christ

Larry Tremblay
Translated by Sheila Fischman
Fiction

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The Valley

Joan MacLeod
Drama

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The Visual Laboratory of Robert Lepage

Ludovic Fouquet
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
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The World Afloat

M.A.C. Farrant
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Thrum

Natalie Simpson
Poetry


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