We are delighted to welcome Montreal author and poet Cora Siré for the launch of her newest poetry collection, Not in Vain You've Sent Me Light
, including a conversation with poet Deanna Radford. The event will take place at 7 PM on Thursday, May 13th; it is free, open to all, and will be captioned. RSVP required - click here
Not in Vain You’ve Sent Me Light
begins with a provocative, sometimes humorous exposé of two lovers and their collisions and triumphs, and evolves into a high-voltage portrait gallery, depicting heroes and artists, scientists and politicians, mothers and their conflicted daughters. Cora Siré draws on a multi-dimensional palette to deepen her exploration of identity, displacement and the cosmic powers of love and art.
is the author of two novels and two poetry collections, including Not in Vain You've Sent Me Light
published this spring by Guernica Editions. Her work has appeared in anthologies and magazines in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Author website: www.quena.ca
's poetry can be heard on Bur sting brea k'r
, the debut audio recording by her group Cloud Circuit (Archive Officielle Publications, 2020) and on the track, “Mythy” as part of Jeremy Young's album, Amaro
, which will be released this spring by Thirsty Leaves Music from Greece. She is the former curator of the Atwater Poetry Project, a graduate of Concordia University's MA in creative writing, and is revising her first manuscript of poetry.