Sense and Sustainability

This year’s annual graduate student colloquium of the Département
d’études anglaises at the Université de Montréal, is seeking non-academic
submissions for readings of Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction.

Each panel will consist of 5-10 minute readings of recent work by local
creative writers. The readings shall be followed by a short discussion
led by the panel chair. There will be short breaks between panels. A
screening will follow the panels.

Please send your submissions with bio and your list of past publications
to, by February 14, with ‘ELAN
SUBMISSION’ as subject (‘.doc’ attachments, no ‘.docx’ please). Sorry,
we cannot accept any multimedia.

The themes of ‘Sense and Sustainability’ (S&S) are “green literature”
and “nature”. The academic CFP (Call For Papers), submission guidelines,
location, registration, and many other details can be found on the S&S
website at:

Acting as chair is Montreal’s own Gail Scott. In a separate event, Gail
will be giving readings from her novel-in-progress, ‘The Obituary’, as
will Sina Queyras of Concordia University who shall be giving readings
from ‘Expressway’.

Our keynote speaker is Clive Doucet, author of ‘Urban Meltdown’ (2005).
Our closing speaker is Jacob Wawatie, Algonquin Elder and Director of
Kokomville Academy. *Please check the S&S website regularly for
late-breaking news*.

S&S is a two-day academic colloquium that takes place in the beautiful
Pavillion Jean Coutu of the Université de Montréal on Friday March 13
and Saturday March 14. Coffee breaks and lunches are provided to

Press contacts are welcome

Brigitte Boudreau, Chris Dilworth
Ph.D. Candidates and co-Chairs
Sense and Sustainability


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