Episode 19: Leah Horlick

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In this special episode of GBR, we flash back to the virtual launch of Leah Horlick's MOLDOVAN HOTEL. Our very own Jason Purcell joins Leah for a conversation about the book and directs audience questions as well.

Leah Horlick grew up as a settler on Treaty Six Cree territory and the homelands of the Métis in Saskatchewan. Her first collection of poetry, Riot Lung (Thistledown Press, 2012) was shortlisted for both a ReLit Award and a Saskatchewan Book Award. In 2016 she won the Dayne Ogilvie Prize, Canada’s only award for LGBT emerging writers. That same year, her second collection, For Your Own Good (Caitlin Press, 2015), was named Stonewall Honor Title by the American Library Association. In 2018, her piece “You Are My Hiding Place” was named Poem of the Year by ARC Poetry Magazine and shortlisted for inclusion in the 44th Pushcart Prize by the Pushcart Board of Editors. She lives in Calgary.

Order MOLDOVAN HOTEL: https://glassbookshop.com/?q=h.tviewer&using_sb=status&qsb=keyword&qse=LsYOQ1babcz2HDX7l3n4sw

Follow Leah on Twitter: https://twitter.com/leahhorlick

Transcript available here: https://www.glassbookshopradio.com/transcripts/episode-19-leah-horlick

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