Ryerson University

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Temple University 

Poesis of the Long Poem: Autobiography of a Practice
Followed by on stage conversation with poet Margaret Christakos
Initiated by the Guelph University Transcanada Institute 

Where: Heaslip House, 7th Floor, 297 Victoria Street
Contact: Karen McEwen, MLC Coordinator, admin@mlc.ryerson.ca; 416-979-5000 ext. 7668
Website: www.ryerson.ca/mlc

Rachel Blau DuPlessis in conversation with Margaret Christakos, October 22, 2010, Heaslip House

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