Poets Corner Reading Series

Making Strange: A Reading and Conversation with Phillip Crymble and Sarah Wolfson (McGill’s Poetry Matters)


A poetry event by McGill University’s Poetry Matters!

Making Strange:
A reading and conversation with Phillip Crymble and Sarah Wolfson
Thursday, March 11, 4-5pm EST

For registration, please send a message to Poetry Matters – “Contact Us”: https://www.mcgill.ca/poetrymatters/contact-us

Phillip Crymble is a physically disabled writer and scholar living in Fredericton, New Brunswick. A poetry editor at The Fiddlehead, he received his MFA from the University of Michigan. His poetry has appeared in The Literary Review of Canada, The Forward Book of Poetry, The Malahat Review, The Montreal Prize Anthology, Poetry Ireland Review, and elsewhere. Not Even Laughter, his first full-length collection, was a finalist for both the J.M. Abraham Prize and the New Brunswick Book Award. In 2016 he was awarded The Puritan’s annual Thomas Morton Poetry Prize, and in 2017 he was voted the Reader’s Choice Award winner in Arc Poetry’s poem of the Year contest.

Sarah Wolfson is author of A Common Name for Everything, which received the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry from the Quebec Writers’ Federation. Her poems have appeared and are forthcoming in Canadian and American journals including The WalrusThe FiddleheadTriQuarterly, CV2Michigan Quarterly Review, and PRISM international. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has received notable mention in Best Canadian Poetry. Originally from Vermont, she now lives in Montreal, where she teaches at McGill University.