"Talking Fresh 9: Saskatchewan Poetry Summit", March 4-5, 2011

Talking Fresh is an annual festival of writers and writing co-produced by the Saskatchewan Writers Guild (SWG) and Luther College at the University of Regina.

"Talking Fresh 9: Saskatchewan Poetry Summit" features Brenda Schmidt, Karen Solie, Michael Trussler and Dan Tysdal applying some fresh talking to the topic of "Saskatchewan Poetry".  New this year is a happy hour book launch of new books by former Saskatchewan poets Jennifer Still and Holly Luhning.  

Friday March 4

Panel: “On Saskatchewan Poetry”

Readings (reception to follow)

Saturday, March 5

Brenda Schmidt: “Lyric Trap-lines: Thoughts on the Northbound Poem”

Michael Trussler: "The Cosmopolitan Mountain on the Prairie"

Karen Solie: “This Place Will Kill Me One Day: Writing the Southwest”

Dan Tysdal: “Sask Poems from the Future and the Future of Saskatchewan Poetry: Uranium Traced, Screamoetry, and the New and Improved School of Disembodied Poetics”

Happy Hour launch of new books by Jennifer Still (Girlwood, Brick Books) and Holly Luhning (Quiver, Harper Collins)

All events in Room 100 at Luther College, University of Regina.  Free Parking in Lot 3.

View our (incomplete) Talking Fresh archive here.

We hope you will join us in March.

Gerald Hill, Luther College
Tracy Hamon, Program Officer, SWG