Lisa Robertson is a poet currently based in California. Recent books include Occasional Work and Seven Walks From The Office For Soft Architecture: Essays, Toronto (Coach House Books, 2006), The Men, Toronto (Bookthug, 2006); Occasional Works and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture, Astoria (Clearcut Press, 2003); Doubt, Vancouver (Artspeak, 2002); The Weather, Vancouver (New Star Books, 2001); Soft Architecture: A Manifesto, Vancouver and Montreal (Artspeak and Dazibao). She teaches at the California College of the Arts.
Rousseau’s Boat Book Launch
October 30, 2004
5.5″ X 8.5″ / 40pp / $12.00CAN
Nomados Literary Publishers
Saturday, October 30, 2004, 8pm, at Artspeak
co-hosted by The Kootenay School of Writing
Join us for the Launch of Lisa Robertson’s new book of poems, Rousseau’s Boat. Nominated for the Governor General’s Award for her long poem Debbie: An Epic, Lisa Robertson is also the author of XEclogue, The Weather, and Occasional Works and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture. Her work, which has often appeared in Nest magazine, includes texts to accompany the work of several Vancouver artists, including Liz Magor, Reneé Van Halm, Kathy Slade and Elspeth Pratt. Lisa is in Vancouver on a brief trip away from her new home in Paris.