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Wed. January 12th 2005 9 Railway Club (No Minors) 9
Presented by: Coachhouse Press, Railway Club
Wednesday, January 12, 9pm

a Railway Club special event:

The Launch of the Coachhouse Press Anthology _Biting the Error: Writers Explore Narrative_

with music by:
DARKBLUEWORLD

and readings by:
JEFF DERKSEN, DAPHNE MARLATT, GAIL SCOTT and ANNE STONE,



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ABOUT THE ANTHOLOGY:

_Biting the Error_ brings together writers from Tijuana to Montréal. In this groundbreaking anthology, forty of the continent's most provocative experimental writers describe their engagement with language, storytelling and the world. _Biting the Error_ is edited by Mary Burger, Robert Glück, Camille Roy and Gail Scott.


ABOUT DARK BLUE WORLD:

DarkBlueWorld brings together some of Vancouvers most innovative musicians in collaboration with the artist/writer/singer Elizabeth Fischer and is centered on the intricate songs she's been writing with the guitarist Ron Samworth. The music of DarkBlueWorld has been described as "original, relevant, culturally engaged & emotionally and intellectually uncompromising."

"Imagine a kind of distaff Tom Waits - utterly individualistic singing framed by some of the most creative musicians around." - Alex Varty, The Georgia Straight


ABOUT THE WRITERS:

Jeff Derksen is a writer and editor who lives in Vienna and Vancouver. His poetry books include _Transnational Muscle Cars_, _Dwell_, and _Down Time_.

Daphne Marlatt's latest collection of poetry, _This Tremor Love is_ (Talonbooks, 2001), was shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Prize, the Pat Lowther Memorial Prize and the Second Annual Relit Award. She is currently writer-in-residence at SFU.

Gail Scott's most recent book _My Paris_ was named one of the top ten Canadian novels of 1999 by Quill and Quire. She is a Governor General's award nominated translator; co-editor of _Biting the Error_ and_Narrativity_; and co-founder of the magazines _Spirale_ and _Tessera_.

Anne Stone's books include _jacks: a gothic gospel_ and Hush and the chapbook _Sweet Dick All_. A third novel is in the works.


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