news | Tuesday March 5, 2013
On Saturday, March 16 at 1:30pm in the Mercury Lounge at the Byward Market, Gil McElroy will appear as part of Versefest, which runs from March 12 – 17 in Ottawa.
Gil McElroy is a poet, independent curator, art critic, and visual artist. He has published four books of poetry, most recently Ordinary Time (Talonbooks, 2011), and numerous chapbooks that include Ordinary Time: The Merton Lake Propers (Baseline Press, 2012). He is also author of Gravity & Grace: Selected Writing on Contemporary Canadian Art (Gaspereau Press, 2001) and the memoir Cold Comfort: Growing Up Cold War (Talonbooks, 2012).