Poeima – Chapbook Launch
September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us September 27th as for the launch of Isabella Wang and M.W. Jaeggle’s debut chapbooks from Baseline Press! In addition to celebrating the launch of their debut chapbook’s, this will also mark Isabella Wang’s 19th birthday! Yes, there will be cake.
On Forgetting a Language // Isabella Wang // 2019 – At 19, Isabella Wang is a two-time finalist and the youngest writer short-listed for The New Quarterly’s Edna Staebler Essay Contest, and she holds a Pushcart Prize nomination for poetry. Her poetry and prose have appeared in over twenty literary journals, including Contemporary Verse 2, GEEZ Magazine, Canthius, Looseleaf Magazine, Plenitude, The /tEmz/ Review, and carte blanche. She is pursuing a double major in English and World Literature at Simon Fraser University. As well, she is as an assistant editor with Room magazine, serving as the Youth Advocate for the Federation of BC Writers, and co-ordinating the bi-weekly Dead Poets Reading Series with the Vancouver Public Library. This is her debut poetry chapbook.
Janus on the Pacific // M.W. Jaeggle // 2019 – Educated at Simon Fraser University and McGill University, M.W. Jaeggle is a poet from Vancouver, British Columbia.
Hosted by Amanda Reaume // A.H. Reaume is a Vancouver-based fiction writer who reads too much and is currently in too many book clubs (four in total). Reaume has a background in feminist activism and an M.A. in Canadian Literature from UBC. She’s been published in the Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail, USAToday.com, and Time.com and is currently trying to finish her first novel.
About Baseline Press // Baseline Press is a poetry micro-press based out of London, Ontario. Since 2011, we have been creating limited edition hand-sewn chapbooks for both new and established Canadian poets.
This event is taking place on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tseil-Waututh Nations.
Massy Books’ downstairs event space is accessible! You can view the floorplan here: http://www.massybooks.com/
Please feel free to reach out with any inquiries.
Massy Books is easily accessible by transit! Close to the 22, 3, 8 and 19 bus lines at Main and Georgia/Gore and Georgia. There is metered street parking along Georgia, or lot parking at the Sun Wah Centre around the corner (268 Keefer)