Events: flywheel January 14th Online: Starting at 7:30
2021-01-02 10:33:AM ago by Amy.Leblanc
Lori Hahnel and Jessica Moore read for the first Flywheel of 2021.
LORI HAHNEL is the author of the novels Love Minus Zero and After You’ve Gone, and two story collections; Nothing Sacred, which shortlisted for an Alberta Literary Award, and Vermin: Stories. Her work has appeared widely in journals including The Fiddlehead, Joyland and The Saturday Evening Post, and broadcast on CBC Radio. She recently served as Calgary Public Library’s 2020 Author-in-Residence.
JESSICA MOORE is an author and literary translator. Her first book, Everything, now (Brick Books 2012), is a love letter to the dead and a conversation with her translation of Turkana Boy (Talonbooks 2012) by Jean-François Beauchemin, for which she won a PEN America Translation award. Mend the Living, her translation of the novel by Maylis de Kerangal, was nominated for the 2016 Man Booker International. Jessica’s most recent book—The Whole Singing Ocean (Nightwood 2020)—blends long poem, investigation, sailor slang and ecological grief. She lives in Toronto.