Darren Wershler-Henry at TNG!
Please join the New Gallery as we proudly present a reading by:
author of NICHOLODEON: A BOOK OF LOWERGLYPHS, THE TAPEWORM FOUNDRY and THE IRON WHIM
The NEW Gallery
516D - 9th ave
Darren Wershler-Henry has written or cowritten five books about Internet technology and culture, including the Canadian bestseller Internet Directory 2000 (with Scott Mitchell), Commonspace: Beyond Virtual Community (with Mark Surman) and FREE as in speech and beer. He is also the author of two books of innovative poetry, NICHOLODEON: a book of lowerglyphs, the first book printed by the newly revived Coach House Books in 1997, and the tapeworm foundry, which was shortlisted for the Trillium Prize.With Hal Niedzviecki he also wrote a book of humour, The Original Canadian City Dweller’s Almanac.
His essays, articles and poems have appeared in many books and periodicals including Boundary 2, The Boston Review, Brick, Gone to Croatan: Origins of American Dropout Culture, Grain, Open Letter, Postmodern Apocalypse, Prairie Fire, Quarry, Quill & Quire, Rampike, Semiotext(e) Canada(s) and Sulfur.
Wershler-Henry's most recent book of non-fiction, The Iron Whim: A Fragmented History of Typewriting, was recently published by McClelland & Stewart.