The Haliburton Society presents
Annick MacAskill and Nolan Natasha
Live Poets! reading series
The acclaimed Halifax poets Annick MacAskill and Nolan Natasha will be hosted by the Haliburton Society on February 12th as guests in the Live Poets! reading series. The reading will take place at 8:00 in the Senior Common Room and will be followed by a reception. Copies of their collections, No Meeting Without Body and I Can Hear You, Can You Hear Me?, will be on sale.
About Annick MacAskill
Annick MacAskill is a writer and translator based in Halifax. Her poems have appeared in journals and anthologies across Canada and abroad, with recent publications in Humber Literary Review, Best Canadian Poetry 2019, Prism, Contemporary Verse 2, The Stinging Fly, and Arc. Her debut collection, No Meeting Without Body (Gaspereau Press, 2018), was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and the J.M. Abraham Poetry Award and selected as a knife fork book 2018 pick. Her second collection will appear with Gaspereau in April 2020. annickmacaskill.com
About Nolan Natasha
Nolan Natasha is a queer and trans writer living in Halifax. His poems have appeared in The Puritan, The Stinging Fly, Event, Grain, The Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire, CV2 and Plenitude. He has been a finalist for the CBC poetry prize, the Ralph Gustafson Poetry prize, theGeist postcard contest, Room Magazine’s poetry contest, and was the runner-up for the Thomas Morton fiction prize. Nolan’s debut poetry collection, I Can Hear You, Can You Hear Me? was released in the fall of 2019 with Invisible publishing. www.nolannatasha.com