Friday, July 07, 2006

Anita Lahey reading at Zeke's Gallery last night


If you would like to hear it, click here. Stream it, ogg vorbis. [32:30 minutes, 31.2 MB]

Ms. Lahey wowing the crowd!

Ms. Lahey was the star attracton, and read to beat the band, on the occasion of the launch of her wonderful book of poetry called Out to Dry in Cape Breton. You can buy it directly from Vehicule Press, here at the Gallery or through Amazon.ca.

Copy/Pasting from the Vehicule Press website; Anita Lahey's poems have appeared in the Malahat Review, the Antigonish Review, Prairie Fire, This Magazine, in Ottawa buses as part of the Transpoetry competition, and in The New Canon: An Anthology of Canadian Poetry. She has won the Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest, Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem, and first prize for poetry in Pagitica's annual literary competition. Lahey is the editor of Arc: Canada's Poetry Magazine and lives in Ottawa.

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