Sadie McCarney will be the featured reader at the PEI Writers’ Guild open mic on Thursday, November 14th at Receiver Coffee Co., 128 Richmond St., in Charlottetown at 7pm.
Sadie McCarney’s poetry has appeared in publications including Literary Review of Canada, The Walrus, Prairie Fire, Grain, The Puritan, The Malahat Review, Plenitude, The Antigonish Review, EVENT, and Room, as well as in the anthologies The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2015 and The Best of The Best Canadian Poetry in English. Poems of hers have been finalists for the Banff Centre/Bliss Carman Poetry Prize, the Far Horizons Award for Poetry, and the Walrus Poetry Prize. Sadie has received writing grants from Innovation PEI and the Canada Council for the Arts. In Fall of 2019, the University of Regina Press published Live Ones, her first book.
All are welcome to this free event. The first ten writers to sign up may read from their work— poetry or prose—for up to 5 minutes. Following a short break, Sadie will read.
The PEI Writers’ Guild open mic series will continue to run on the second Thursday of each month.