Lisa Robertson & Sophie Collins | 20 Jan

Lisa Robertson is a Canadian poet and essayist, who co-ran and continues to serve as an honorary member of ArtSpeak Gallery in Vancouver. She was a member of The Kootenay School of Writing and has published eight books of poetry and two books of essays.

Sophie Collins is co-editor of tender, an online journal promoting work by female-identified writers and artists, and editor of Currently & Emotion (Test Centre, 2016), an anthology of contemporary poetry translations. She won an Eric Gregory Award in 2014. Her poems have appeared in magazines, anthologies, newspapers and art books, and in the first instalment of the newly revived Penguin Modern Poets. She is an artist-in-residence at Glasgow Women’s Library, where she is researching and writing a text on self-expression, self-help and shame to be published by Book Works. Her first poetry collection is forthcoming from Penguin.