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Book Launch: Understan by Gavin Barrett
July 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gavin Barrett will be reading from his poetry collection, Understan. There will be live music, and a Q&A with Meenakshi Alimchandani.
In addition, 5 winners who register on Eventbrite will win one copy each of Understan. Winners will be chosen through a random draw and must have either a Canadian or United States mailing address. Register here.
About the book:
Across space and time, crossing continents and decades, in this volume the poet uses memory and the minutiae of daily life to unravel the mysteries of love and death. He examines belief and superstition, on occasion prays, and delights in the sight of the familiar and the strange, the young and the old. In his journey the poet is lost but holds up the map to everywhere and everyone.
Purchase your copy here: https://www.mawenzihouse.com/product/understan/
About the author:
Gavin Barrett was born in Bombay and lived in Hong Kong for several years before immigrating to Canada with his wife and daughters. His poetry has been published in India and Canada. He lives in Toronto.