Poets Ronna Bloom and Shane Neilson will read from their respective collections, The More and Dysphoria, and on Thursday, May 10, 7:30 PM, at The Bookshelf.
Ronna Bloom is a poet, speaker, registered psychotherapist, and author. Her poems have been broadcast on the CBC, displayed in public spaces, recorded by the CNIB, and translated into Spanish and Bengali. Ronna has written six books of poetry, several of which have been shortlisted for Canadian literary prizes. In 2017, Pedlar Press published her most recent book, The More.
Shane Neilson is a poet, physician, literary critic, and PhD candidate in the English and Cultural Studies Department at McMaster University. Shane’s clinical practice, writing practice, and scholarly practice concern issues around dis/ability, Maritimity, and Canadian literature. Shane has published several books, the most recent of which is Dysphoria from PQL in 2017.