Quebec Poet Louise Warren hosts a Book Launch and Bilingual Reading.
Book launch and reading will take place on Monday, November 4th, 4:30 p.m. in the Knight Library Browsing Room with poet Louise Warren and translator Karen McPherson. This event is free and open to the public! It will feature book signings and light refreshments. Sponsored by Romance Languages and Global Oregon Translation Studies Working Group.
“One of Quebec’s most delicate and subtle poets” – Michael Bishop
“The most luminous book may arise from a place of darkest melancholy. I take great pleasure in being with Louise Warren. In her work there is both the darkness and the light.” –Dany Laferrière
Poet and essayist Louise Warren has published more than twenty-five books, among these the collection Anthologie du présent and the essay Apparitions. Inventaire de l’atelier, which both appeared in 2012. Her essays offer a reflection on the arts and the creative process, and her body of work includes many artists’ books. She participates regularly in international conferences and festivals and has been the recipient of numerous prizes and honors. A special issue of Cahiers littéraires: Contre-jour (number 28) is devoted to her work.