A founding member of the Institute for Domestic Research, and former member of the Kootenay School of Writing collective,Catriona Strang is the author of Low Fancy and co-author with the late Nancy Shaw of Busted and Light Sweet Crude. She frequently collaborates with composer Jacqueline Leggatt and clarinetist François Houle. Her new book, Corked, is forthcoming from Talonbooks this April.
Simon Smith has published five collections of poetry, including the just released 11781 W. Sunset Boulevard (Shearsman, 2014). He has also just completed a translation of Catullus, and is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Kent in Canterbury, UK.
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