Thursday, November 3, Type Books, 6PM. Free
Arsenal Pulp, Joyland and Broken Pencil present
Kevin Chong, Hal Niedzviecki, Kathryn Mockler
at Type Books, 883 Queen Street West
Hosted by Brian Joseph Davis
Vancouver’s Kevin Chong is the author of four books, including his acclaimed debut Baroque-a-Nova and the travelogue Neil Young Nation. His new novel from Arsenal Pulp is titled Beauty Plus Pity. The west coast editor for Joyland, he’s also written extensively for The Walrus and The Globe and Mail.
Hal Niedzviecki is the author of eight books including the recently released collection of short stories Look Down, This is Where it Must Have Happened and the nonfiction book The Peep Diaries: How We’re Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors. His writing has appeared in New York Times Magazine, Playboy, Utne Reader, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Life, The Walrus, Geist, and This Magazine.
Kathryn Mockler is the author of Onion Man and teaches poetry and screenwriting at the University of Western Ontario. Her films have been broadcast on TMN, Movieola, and Bravo and have screened at numerous festivals. Originally from London, Ontario, she now resides in Toronto.
Host Brian Joseph Davis is the co-founder of the literary website Joyland. His short stories have been collected recently in Ronald Reagan, My Father and included in Against Expression: An anthology of conceptual writing (Northwestern University Press). He’s written for Utne, The Globe and Mail and The Believer (forthcoming). He lives in Brooklyn.