Posts tagged kerry ryan

fete du poesie, parti six

i hope my french is correct. i’m a little rusty…



ok one last favourite: this poet is care of Hilary Friesen, our fair president with a flare for chairing a meeting! Hilary mentioned quite a few poets among her faves, the exceptional Vs. by Kerry Ryan (i had the pleasure of interviewing her last year – check it out – here!!) and the marvelous this is a small northern town by Rosanna Deerchild! (click on their names for more info on …

Lansdowne Poetry Series: Diehl, Doiron and Ryan

AQUA BOOKS LANSDOWNE PRIZE FOR POETRY SERIES: Charlene Diehl with Stacy Doiron and Kerry Ryan

Wednesday, March 9, 7 pm, Aqua Books (274 Garry Street, between Graham and Portage)

The Writers’ Collective partners with Aqua books to present the Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry Series, celebrating the best in Manitoba poetry. The Aqua Lansdowne is Manitoba’s largest poetry prize.
Stacy Doiron is a poet, avid cyclist, kung fu artist, and editor whose poems have been published in Contemporary Verse 2. She recently participated in

Interview with poet Kerry Ryan

Hello loyal blog readers – don’t you just love interviews with writers? I know I love reading them, and making them. Here’s another for you…

I got to speak with poet Kerry Ryan this month. She is launching her new collection Vs. at McNally Robinson on Thursday, November 4th, 8 pm and you should go! Check out her wonderful blog too!

(And let me just say, I HAD to use her Facebook picture just because it’s so darn cute!!)

Kate: “Hi Kerry, your second …

Kerry Ryan launches “Vs.”

Writers’ Collective member Kerry Ryan launches Vs., a collection of poems about boxing, Thursday, November 4th at 8pm at McNally Robinson Booksellers (Prairie Ink Restaurant).

Vs., published by Anvil Press, is a collection of poems chronicling a foray into the world of amateur boxing by a shy, bookish woman you’d never expect could hit someone in the face.

Kerry Ryan lives and writes in Winnipeg. Her first collection of poetry, The Sleeping Life, was published by The Muses’ Company in 2008 and nominated

Writers’ Support Group with poet Kerry Ryan

This fall, poet Kerry Ryan (Writers’ Collective Member) will be leading a Writers’ support group starting Tuesday September 28th, 7 pm at Aqua Books. Registration costs only $20 + GST.

Writers working in all genres are invited to take part in a series of drop-in,workshop-style sessions to both share work and give feedback to others.

Six sessions will take place over the fall. Participants can sign up in advance for workshop slots (everyone will be guaranteed three slots, but they’ll be assigned first come, first …