UBCO presents award winning poet

Jordan Scott to give public reading Friday, July 8, at Alternator Gallery in the Rotary Centre for the Arts.

  • Sun Jul 3rd, 2016 4:00pm
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Poet Jordan Scott.

Award-winning Canadian poet Jordan Scott is hosting a public reading next week, as part of UBC Okanagan’s summer writing intensive program, on Friday, July 8, 7 p.m., in the Alternator Gallery at the Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave., in Kelowna.

Scott is a visiting author with the UBCO Faculty of Creative and Critical Studiesn  and is taking part in the Bodies of Knowledge Summer Writing Intensive program chaired by UBC assistant professor, author and poet Matt Rader.

Nominated for the 2009 Dorothy Livesay Prize for Poetry, Scott is the current Writer in Residence at Simon Fraser University. His book titles include Silt, blert, DECOMP, and Clearance Process and his long poem Night & Ox will be published this fall.

This reading, free and open to the public, is presented by the FCCS Visiting Author Series. For more information about this event, contact FCCS research assistant Clayton McCann at: bwgreview@gmail.com.