Saturday, July 30, 2005


When: Tuesday, August 2, 7:00 pm

Where: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 120 8 Ave SW

What: readings by Jason Christie, Rocco de Giacomo and Chris Ewart!

Toronto-based poet Rocco de Giacomo, editor-in-chief of, is stopping in Calgary to promote his newest chapbook, "Everything is Still Burning". Joining him for the launch will be local writers Jason Christie and Chris Ewart (who have both recently published chapbooks of their own).

The evening will be hosted by Mark Hopkins, and promises to be a rollicking good time!


celebrating Calgary's literary talent over 3 explosive days of poetry, prose and community.

August 11-13, 2005

all events are completely free and open to the public.
all events are held at : The NEW Gallery, 516D - 9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta

Thursday August 11 7:00pm

performances by:
Chris Ewart
Garth Whelan
Jocelyn Grossé
Andrew Pulvermacher
Sandy Lam
Jill Hartman
Frances Kruk
(Host: Mark Hopkins)

Friday August 12 7:00pm

performances by:
Jordan Scott
derek beaulieu
Natalie Zina Walschots
Paul Kennett
Chris Blais
Natalee Caple
Trevor Speller
(hosted by ryan fitzpatrick)

Saturday August 13 3:00pm

performances by:
André Rodrigues
Brea Burton
Laurie Fuhr
Mark Hopkins
Julia Williams
Weyman Chan
Jason Christie
(hosted by derek beaulieu)

Saturday August 13th 7:00pm

performances by:
Carmen Derkson
Jay Gamble
ryan fitzpatrick
Larissa Lai
Natalie Simpson
David Bateman
Jonathon Wilcke
(hosted by Paul Kennett)

for more information on the festival, filling Station Magazine, or on the performers - please contact
derek beaulieu
phone 234-0336