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Lunch Poems at SFU featuring Kim Fu and Geoffrey Nilson
December 20, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Poems at SFU is a unique, vibrant exchange of poetic ideas and cadence held the third Wednesday of every month, 12 to 1 pm, in the Teck Gallery at Simon Fraser University’s Vancouver Campus. Join us for the final event of the semester in December event with Kim Fu and Geoffrey Nilson.
Kim Fu‘s first poetry collection, How Festive the Ambulance, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and includes a National Magazine Awards Silver Medal Winner and a Best Canadian Poetry selection. She is also the author of the novels For Today I Am a Boy (2014) and the Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore (forthcoming February 2018), and her nonfiction has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, the New York Times, Hazlitt, Maisonneuve, and the Atlantic. Originally from Vancouver, Fu now lives in Seattle, Washington.
Geoffrey Nilson is a writer, editor and multimedia artist living in New Westminster on the unceded territories of the Qayqayt First Nation. His poems and essays have appeared in publications such as Poetry is Dead, The Capilano Review, Event, Lemon Hound, and CV2. Nilson is a contributing editor for Arc Poetry Magazine, and his most recent chapbook, In my ear continuously like a stream, was recently published with above/ground press.