Jul 02, 2020

Vancouver For Beginners - Alex Leslie

Vancouver for Beginners - Alex Leslie

Vancouver for Beginners: An Interview with Alex Leslie. Interview by David Ly. Alex Leslie’s latest poetry collection Vancouver for Beginners (Book*hug Press, 2019) is a ghost story, an elegy, and a love song for a city that is both indecipherable and a microcosm of a world on fire. What follows is an interview between David Ly and Alex about living surrealism, revisiting inspiration, and how to view Vancouver as a city.

Vancouver for Beginners by Alex Leslie

Alex Leslie was born and lives in Vancouver. She is the author of VANCOUVER FOR BEGINNERS (Book*hug, 2019), WE ALL NEED TO EAT (Book*hug, 2018), a finalist for the 2019 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and People Who Disappear, which was shortlisted for

Vancouver for Beginners by Alex Leslie – Book*hug Press

Vancouver for beginners. [Alex Leslie, (Mystery story writer)] -- "In Vancouver for Beginners, the nostalgia of place is dissected through the mapping of a city where readers are led past surrealist development proposals, post-apocalyptic postcards, childhood ...

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Alex Leslie: from Vancouver For Beginners This piece originally appeared in Issue 3.19 (Winter 2013). Vancouver for Beginners #3—A Cyclist’s Dream I live for my bike, sleep with it, haul it over me, slopejoints, bones hollow as a bird’s.

Vancouver for Beginners | All Lit Up

“Poetry gives you the opportunity to describe things as they really are, in a heightened way, to bring out what is actually there,’’ says Alex Leslie, author of the new book Vancouver for Beginners. Leslie has always loved to read and write. As a child she found herself amazed with the tales by authors like Jules Verne and Agatha Christie.

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Vancouver for Beginners is a ghost story, an elegy, a love song for a city that is both indecipherable and a microcosm of a world on fire. Praise for Alex Leslie: "Alex Leslie is a tremendously gifted and compassionate writer. This bold and searing collection is a wonder."

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Alex Leslie reading from Vancouver for Beginners https://bookhugpress.ca/shop/author/alex-leslie/vancouver-for-beginners-by-alex-leslie/

Alex Leslie - Wikipedia

Vancouver for Beginners. Alex Leslie | Book*hug Press. $18, 99 pages “Vancouver is the best (place) going,” Douglas Coupland wrote nearly two decades ago in City of Glass. The cover of Alex Leslie’s Vancouver for Beginners inverts Coupland’s celebration of glittering high-rising spires and washes a murky green over it. Inside, Leslie ...

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Book Launch – Vancouver for Beginners by Alex Leslie What: Author Alex Leslie and special guest readers Elee Kraljii Gardiner, Estlin McPhee, and Amal Rana launch Vancouver for Beginners. Refreshments will be provided. Presented by Book*hug and Book Warehouse Main Street.

Alex Leslie: Two Poems – LEMON HOUND

Alex Leslie's collection of short stories, We All Need to Eat, ... Alex's collection of poetry Vancouver for Beginners will be published in fall 2019 by Book*hug. ROOM: Hello Alex, I’m so glad to be joining you here, in this space today. First of all, your third book, ...

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The cover of Alex Leslie’s Vancouver for Beginners inverts Coupland’s celebration of glittering high-rising spires and washes a murky green over it. Inside, Leslie joins writers like Chalene Knight...

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2020 Jewish Book Festival. February 04th, 2020. ... GLORIA LEVI is a speaker, activist and author living in Vancouver. She is a gerontologist with over 30 years of experience, and a political activist who established Habitat for Humanity in the Lower Mainland. * ... ALEX LESLIE/ Vancouver for Beginners

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Vancouver for Beginners By Alex Leslie In Vancouver for Beginners , the nostalgia of place is dissected through the mapping of a city where readers are led past surrealist development proposals, post-apocalyptic postcards, childhood landmarks long gone and a developer who paces at the city's edge, shoring it up with ...

Alex Leslie – Wikipedia

Alex Leslie. Alex Leslie is the author of the chapbook, 20 Objects for the New World, a collection of stories, People Who Disappear and two collections of poetry, The things I heard about you and Vancouver for Beginners.

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Alex Leslie reading from Vancouver for Beginners at the 2019 Book*hug Fall Launch.

POETRY / Canadian | All Lit Up

Alex Leslie has published two collections of short stories, We All Need to Eat, shortlisted for the 2019 Ethel Wilson fiction prize and the 2020 Kobzar prize, and People Who Disappear, shortlisted for the 2013 Lambda Award for debut fiction. She has also published two collections of poetry, The things I heard about you, nominated for the Robert Kroetsch Award for innovative poetry, and ...

Open Books: A Poem Emporium New Releases: October 2019

I’m very glad to say that my third book, Vancouver for Beginners (poetry), will be published by BookThug publishers in Toronto. A number of pieces from the book-in-progress have been published over the past several years in various journals and anthologies, including Descant, EVENT, The Capilano Review, Best Canadian Poetry 2015 (Tightrope Books), Lemon Hound‘s new Vancouver writing folio ...

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Alex Leslie was born and lives in Vancouver. She is the award-winning author We All Need to Eat, a finalist for the 2019 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and People Who Disappear, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award for Debut Fiction and a 2013 ReLit Award.She is also the author of Vancouver for Beginners (Book*hug, 2019) and The things I heard about you, which was shortlisted ...

We All Need To Eat PAPERBACK - Alex Leslie : Small Press ...

Featuring readings from writers in the Late Fall Writers Retreat hosted by guest mentor Alex Leslie. Alex is the author of a chapbook of microfictions 20 Objects for the New World, a collection of short stories People Who Disappear, shortlisted for a Lambda Award, and a poetry collection The things I heard about you, shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for innovate poetry.

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Alex Leslie: from Vancouver For Beginners. Capilano Review. February 17, 2013. Never miss an issue. Get a subscription to three issues per year. Cancel anytime. Subscribe . Donate to TCR. Support one of Canada's longest-standing publishers of contemporary writing and art. Donate

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Alex Leslie launches her new book, Vancouver for Beginners, nostalgic poems of a city where readers are led past surrealist development proposals, post-apocalyptic postcards, childhood landmarks ...

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ALEX LESLIE: Vancouver for Beginners DAVE MARGOSHES: A Calendar of Reckoning TOM WAYMAN : Helpless Angels. THE KAHN FAMILY FOUNDATION PRIZE FOR HOLOCAUST OLGA CAMPBELL: A Whisper Across Time SUSAN GARFIELD: Too Many Goodbyes MARTHA SALCUDEAN : In Search of Light –

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John Wall Barger gave a workshop on Lorca’s Duende, at Kevin Spenst‘s gorgeous space in the West End of Vancouver (thanks to Kevin Spenst for the pic). June 29th was the final day of my Mean Game tour. Day 39!I’d met Kevin Spenst a few years before in Toronto, and we’d stayed in touch. When I told him I was coming to Vancouver he rolled out a kind of poetic red carpet for me: putting ...


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