Matt Donovan and David McGimpsey

Friday, September 14th, 7pm

Matt Donovan's first collection of poems, Vellum, was chosen by Mark Doty for the 2006 Bakeless Poetry Prize. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals, including Poetry, The Threepenny Review, Agni, and elsewhere. He is a currently an Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the College of Santa Fe.

David McGimpsey was born and raised in Montreal and currently teaches creative writing at Concordia University. He is the author of three collections of poetry, including Sitcom (Coach House, 2007), a collection of short fiction and a critical monograph on the subject of baseball and American culture. He plays guitar and sings in the rock band Puggy Hammer and has performed as a stand-up comedian. His travel writings appear frequently in The Globe and Mail and he writes a regular column about sandwiches for EnRoute magazine.

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