Village Brewery is proud to present an Evening of Poetry and Beer with local poet, Richard Harrison.
*April 20th, 2018
Please join us for selected readings from Richards book «On Not Losing My Fathers Ashes in the Flood», and enjoy a special cask ale crafted for the evening, The Village Volunteer, an ode to the volunteers who assisted in the 2013 flood recovery.
— Richard Harrison’s On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood, won both the 2017 Governor-General’s and the Alberta Writers Guild Stephan G. Stephansson Awards for Poetry. His six other books include Hero of the Play, poems in the language of hockey, a book that will soon celebrate its 25th year in print, and which was launched both at the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Saddledome. Richard came to Calgary in 1994 to be the Distintguished Writer in Residence at the University of Calgary and now teaches English and Creative Writing at Mount Royal University.