Christine McNair Poetry Reading
Friday March 1, 2013  4pm

Acadia graduate Christine McNair will read from her first collection of poetry, Conflict.
Q & A to follow.
Conflict interweaves ghosts, bad communication, the uncanny and the archival, to create a collection of poems that breaks down remembrance into abandoned historic markers, jet fuel, keening, or teeth. What you are given (this is a gift) is an insistent refusal to silence or shift. In exchange, the reader faces the impossibility of erasure and a gritty resistance. Conflict swells with the fractures and lacings in language, motion, architecture, and emotion; between individuals, systems, and mechanical silences.


Vaughan Memorial Library
Acadia University
50 Acadia Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
(902) 585-1249

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