News Release

REF NO.: 12

SUBJECT: Reading Rocks: Award-winning writer to read at Memorial University

DATE: September 13, 2006

Two-time Governor General award-winning poet and essayist, Don McKay will give a public reading on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Petro-Canada Hall at Memorial University’s School of Music.
The current Writer in Residence at Memorial will read from his latest poetry, which explores our deep, complex and vital relationship with the planet. 
“Reading Rocks” is sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts, Memorial’s Dean of Arts and the Department of English. A "meet and greet" will follow at the Duke of Duckworth pub. All are welcome, no admission charge.
A photo of Mr. McKay is available.

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