Monday, 31 March 2014

AKA Annharte + Open Text @ Gallery Gachet ~ April 3




CUE Books Launch April 3rd 7pm @ Gallery Gachet

Readings by Annharte, Phinder Dulai, Cecily Nicholson, Mercedes Eng, Danielle LaFrance, Donato Mancini, and more!

Join us for the launch of two titles,
and + 
the third and final volume of the
 Open Text anthology series, featuring poetics by
Annharte, Cecily Nicholson, Mercedes Eng, DonatoMancini, Stephen Collis, Roger Farr (also the editor), Larissa Lai, Danielle LaFrance, Rita Wong, Wayde Compton,George Bowering, Ken Belford, Phinder Dulai, Roy Miki, Fred Wah, Jeff Derksen, Louis Cabri, and Erin Moure.

AKA Inendagosekwe
is a collection of new and selected interviews, cultural criticism, and poetics by Anishinabe Nation writer Annharte (aka "Marie Baker"). A Co-founder of the Regina Aboriginal Writers Group, Annharte is the author of several books, including Being on the Moon (Polestar, 1990), Coyote Columbus Cafe (Moonprint, 1994), Exercises in Lip Pointing (New Star, 2003), and Indigena Awry. In this substantial book, Annharte takes on colonialism, disability, identity, aging, and issues in indigenous politics and language. A substantial critical introduction by poet and scholar Reg Johanson will locate Baker’s work within the context of current debates in First Nations literature in Canada, and the politics of decolonization.

Open Text: Canadian Poetry and Poetics in the 21st Century (Vol. 3)
is a collection of poetics statements, interviews, and critical writing by many of the poets who appeared the first two volumes, conlcudes the Open Text series. Contributors include George Bowering, Donato Mancini, Wayde Compton, Cecily Nicholson, Larissa Lai, Rita Wong, Ken Belford, Marie Annharte Baker, Erin Moure, Danielle LaFrance, Phinder Dulai, Mercedes Eng, Roy Miki, Fred Wah, Stephen Collis, Louis Cabri, Jeff Derksen, Roger Farr, and Reg Johanson.

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AKA Inendagosekwe, by Annharte

Edited & Critical Introduction by Reg Johanson

2013 | ISBN 978-0-9879052-1-5 | $25

A collection of new and selected, interviews, cultural criticism, and poetics by Anishinabe Nation writer Annharte (aka "Marie Baker"). A Co-founder of the Regina Aboriginal Writers Group, Annharte is the author of several books, including Being on the Moon (Polestar, 1990), Coyote Columbus Cafe (Moonprint, 1994), Blueberry Canoe(New Star, 2001), and Exercises in Lip Pointing (New Star, 2003). In this substantial book, Baker takes on colonialism, disability, identity, aging, and issues in indigenous politics and language. A substantial critical introduction by poet and scholar Reg Johanson will locate Baker’s work within the context of current debates in First Nations literature in Canada, and the politics of decolonization.

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