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Tell The Birds Your Body is Not a Gun Launch | Rayanne Haines with Micheline Maylor
April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
Join Frontenac House, Glass Bookshop, and Shelf Life Books for the launch of TELL THE BIRDS YOUR BODY IS NOT A GUN by Rayanne Haines on Tuesday, April 27 at 7pm MST.
Rayanne will be joined by Micheline Maylor.
Rayanne Haines’s writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from, Fiddlehead, Impact: The Lives of Women After Concussion Anthology, Voicing Suicide Anthology, The Selkie Resiliency Anthology, Freefall, Wax Poetry and Arts, Funicular, Lida Lit Mag, and Indefinite Space among others. She is the host of the literary podcast, An Eloquent Bitch and is the Alberta NWT rep for the League of Canadian Poets. Rayanne is a 2019 Edmonton Artist Trust Fund Award recipient. Past Executive Director of the Edmonton Poetry Festival, she is currently taking her Masters in Arts and Cultural Management at Queen Margaret University. Her poetry and prose have been shortlisted for the Canadian Authors Association Exporting Alberta Award and the John Whyte Memorial Essay Alberta Literary Award. Her current work focuses on mental health and intergenerational trauma. Tell the Birds your Body is Not a Gun is her second poetry collection.
Micheline Maylor is a Poet Laureate Emeritus of Calgary (2016-18) and was the Calgary Public Library Author in Residence in Fall 2016. She teaches creative writing at Mount Royal University. Her book, Little Wildheart (UAlberta Press), was long-listed for both the Pat Lowther and Raymond Souster awards. She lives in Calgary / Moh’kins’tsis. Find her online at www.michelinemaylor.com.
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