7pm: Tree Reading Series Presents

Knox, 227 Elgin St.
bill bissett
bill bissett
bill bissett is a CanLit institution under a baseball cap. His chant songs are a lifeforce. 
Dominic Langlois
Dominic Langlois
Dominic Langlois has published three poetry collections, a novel, and poems in literary journals – all in the last 6 years! 
Madhur Anand
Madhur Anand
Madhur Anand’s thought-provoking poetry has a naturalist’s eye for detail and patterns. 

9pm: VERSeFest Showcase

Knox, 227 Elgin St.
Brandon Wint
Brandon Wint
An uplifting performer Wint reminds us all of the value of community and love. 
Paisley Rekdal
Paisley Rekdal
Paisley Rekdal's newest book of poems, Imaginary Vessels is crashingly vital writing. 
Tereza Riedlbauchová
Tereza Riedlbauchová
Hear Tereza Riedlbauchová and get a rare chance to hear a Czech poet and publisher. 

10:30pm: Rhizome

Live on Elgin, 220 Elgin Street, 2nd floor
Anonymus
Anonymus
A metal poet experience unlike any other. 
Benoit Jutras
Benoit Jutras
Co-founder of some of Quebec’s major cultural events, Benoit Jutras’s books were shortlisted for most of its literary awards. 
Bertrand Laverdure
Bertrand Laverdure
A multidicsiplinary Jack of all trades, Benoit Laverdure welcomes diverse poetic collaborations. 
Erika Soucy
Erika Soucy
Actor, poet and novelist Erika Soucy is a cultural dynamo who founded the Trois-Rivières Poetry Off-Festival. 
Rhizome
Rhizome
Rhizome, générateur de projets interdisciplinaires au cœur littéraire. 
Roger Des Roches
Roger Des Roches
The fantasy of his children’s books offers a humorous counterpart to the darker images of Des Roches’s poems.  
Thierry Dimanche
Thierry Dimanche
Thierry Dimanche freely mixes up the sacred with the iconoclastic every day of the week.