April 22, 2022 7 PM
On Zoom and Facebook Live.
Presented by The Reading Salon
A pandemic post-launch of David Bateman’s first novel, Dr. Sad.
+ Open mic
STEDMOND PARDY is a Self-educated, Left-handed poet of Canadian Caribbean descent (Newfoundland & St.Kitts/Nevis) from the Lakeshire Mimico area. His first full-length book of poetry “The Pleasures of This Planet aren’t Enough” was released by Mosaic Press in the Spring of 2021. He has performed on stages & on Radio In Montreal, Toronto, Alberta, & the Seattle/Washington State areas.
DAVID BATEMAN is a painter, performance poet, and arts journalist. His four collections of poetry and one collaborative long poem, with Hiromi Goto ( https://tinyurl.com/bdfekvy5 ), have been published by Frontenac Press ( https://tinyurl.com/3d567ba6 ). A collaborative long poem with Naomi Beth Wakan was published by Bevalia press and is available as an ebook on Amazon and Kindle. Hidden Brook Press published his collection of short stories and creative non-fiction, A MAD BENT DIVA, in 2017. His first novel, DR SAD, was published by the University of Calgary Press in November of 2020.
RAYMOND HELKIO is a queer artist living on the edge of insanity.