Poets Sonnet L’Abbé and Karen Ohnesorge read


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Sonnet L’Abbé is the author of two collections of poetry, A Strange Relief and Killarnoe, both published by McClelland and Stewart. She was shortlisted for this year’s CBC Literary Award for poetry, and has won the Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award for most promising writer under 35, and the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize. L’Abbé has taught writing at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. She reviews poetry for the Globe and Mail, and is currently writing a dissertation on the American poet Ronald Johnson at the University of British Columbia.

Karen Ohnesorge was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and she has lived mostly in Lawrence, Kansas since 1986. She currently serves as Dean of Instruction for Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kansas.


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