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REF NO.: 87

SUBJECT: Acclaimed poet Ken Babstock to read at Memorial

DATE: March 6

Acclaimed poet Ken Babstock will give a reading at Memorial University in St. John’s on Wednesday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Babstock is the author of three books of poetry: the critically acclaimed Mean, which one critic called “the yardstick for a certain generation of poets,” Days into Flatspin, winner of a K. M. Hunter Award, and most recently Airstream Land Yacht, which was shortlisted for the 2006 Governor General Award.
The reading takes place at 7:30 p.m. in room A-1046 in the Arts and Administration Building atrium. Everyone is welcome.
Free parking in areas 1A and 1B.

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For further information, please contact Christopher Lockett, Department of English, Memorial University, at 737-7699 or


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