Blue Coffee Reading Series #10: Nicole Brewer, Eric Bronson and Spencer Gordon
Proud to present readings by Nicole Brewer, Eric Bronson and Spencer Gordon. Hosted by Leigh Beadon.
Nicole Brewer is a writer, editor, and micro-press publisher based in Toronto, Ontario. In early 2014, she co-founded the organization wordsonpages, which started as a freelance editing and chapbook-binding service, and has since grown into a literary magazine,parenthetical, and a reading series, wordsonstages. She is passionate about small presses, emerging artists, short fat dogs, and tea. She hasn't been published much of anywhere, yet, but she has featured at Art Bar and the Feminist Art Conference, will read at the Emerging Writers Reading Series in November, and will be participating in a Literary Slam at Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair in November.
Eric Bronson teaches out of the Humanities and Sociology Departments at York University. He is the author of King of Rags Neverland, 2013, a work of historical fiction on America's ragtime era. Bronson edited five books in the Philosophy and Popular Culture Series, first with Open Court, and later Wiley-Blackwell. He has also published numerous essays on topics like coffee, Jesus, and Reggie Jackson. Bronson has given interviews for a number of media outlets including The New York Times, People Magazine, and Open Book Ontario. In 2007 he served as the "Soul Trainer" for the CBC national radio morning show, "Sounds Like Canada." His short story "Sam Diamond and the Diamond Band," was published by The Ampersand Review last year.
Spencer Gordon is the author of the short story collection Cosmo Coach House Books, 2012 and the poetry chapbooks Feel Good! Look Great! Have a Blast! Ferno House, 2011 and Conservative Majority Apt. 9 Press, 2013. He is co-founding editor of The Puritan, the online literary magazine. He teaches writing with George Brown College and the U of T.
This is a free event. Doors 8pm. First reader is on at 8:30pm.
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