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SUNDAY RECEPTION - For Participants
The Pacific Festival of the Book salutes Ekstasis Editions in the year of its
Twenty-fifth Anniversary.
Reception & Presentations from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, Sunday, March 25th


Linda RogersLinda Rogers was born in Port Alice, British Columbia. She has an M.A. from the University of British Columbia, and in addition to writing poetry and fiction, she writes and performs songs for children. She also is a reviewer for The Vancouver Sun, The Victoria Times-Colonist, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The Pacific Rim Review of Books. She is releasing her latest novel from Cormorant.


Trevor CarolanTrevor Carolan is the author of Giving Up Poetry: With Allen Ginsberg At Hollyhock, a memoir of his acquaintance with the late poet, as well as books of poetry, including Celtic Highway, his most recent from Ekstasis Editions. Carolan is also the editor of Down in the Valley, an anthology of poetry from the Fraser Valley, and International Editor of the Pacific Rim Review of Books. He teaches writing at Douglas College and lives in Deep Cove, BC. Also see About the PFB Presenters page.





Eric MillerBorn in Toronto, Eric Miller has lived in Lake Louise, Charlottesville (Virginia), Amsterdam, Fredericton and Dartmouth. He received the 1996 Academy of American Poets Prize at the University of Virginia. He has published a book of poetry, Song of the Vulgar Starling (Broken Jaw, 1999), and a work of criticism Christopher Smart and the Enlightenment (St. Martin's, 1999). Eric has been nominated for the Hubert Evans nonfiction award by the BC Book Prizes. Eric Miller now lives in Victoria, BC.





Mike DoyleMike Doyle, whose background is Irish, grew up in London, England and has lived in Canada for more than thirty years. He has written numerous books of poetry, as well as books on William Carlos Williams and James T. Baxter, a biography of Richard Aldington, plus critical essays on Williams, Wallace Stevens, H.D. and others. His home is in Victoria, B.C., and he spends the winter in Mexico.




John BartonJohn Barton was born in Edmonton in 1957 and raised in Calgary. He has also lived in Victoria, Vancouver, New York City, and London, Ontario. He currently lives and writes in Ottawa. He has co-edited Arc: Canada's National Poetry Magazine since 1991. He is currently the editor of the prestigious journal, The Malahat Review.




Pam GallowayBorn in northern England, Pam Galloway now lives in Vancouver, BC. She has worked as a medical reporter and freelance writer. She continues to follow her original career as a speech and language therapist working with children and their families. Her poetry, often exploring themes of loss and belonging, is published widely in Canadian and U.K. literary magazines and anthologies. She worked collaboratively with four other poets to write Quintet: Themes and Variations, published by Ekstasis Editions in 1998.






Miles LowryMiles Lowry lives and works in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada where he is Artistic Co-Director for Suddenly Dance Theatre. Lowry’s cinematic poem Opium, based on French poet Jean Cocteau, was produced for Canadian Television, and a short film, Asling, has recemtly been completed for BRAVO FACT. Author of five previous books of poetry, he is also known as a painter, sculptor and photographer. His work is seen in a wide variety of exhibitions, performances and publications.









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