Download the March Hare 2009 Program
Click here for a quick listing of line ups and locations for the 2009 March Hare.
Click Here to buy or read about the March Hare Anthology, featuring works from past participants such as Michael Ondaatje, Michael Winter, Michael Crummey, Lisa Moore, John Steffler, Alistair MacLeod, Al Pittman, and Wayne Johnston.
Breakwater Authors Featured in This Year’s March Hare Festival
Annamarie Beckel will be reading from her novel Silence of Stone at the Corner Brook Arts & Culture Centre, 2:30 pm, on March 14.
“Beckel’s novels are drenched in history…The research deftly underplays the narrative, which is succinct, graphic and lyrical.”
– Joan Sullivan, The Telegram
Boyd Chubbs will be reading from his collection of poetry, Feral Domicile, at the Masonic Temple in St.John’s, 8 pm, on March 11.
“[his] art is superb, classical; his words refresh prophecy and chant gospel.” – George Elliot Clark
Tom Dawe and Gerald Squires will be reading from their collaborative art/poetry book, Where Genesis Begins, at the following venues: Brass Taps on College Street, Toronto, 8pm, on March 06; Brass Taps on College Street, Toronto, 2 pm, on March 07; the Albatross Hotel in Gander, 7:30 pm, on March 12; and at the Royal Canadian Legion in Corner Brook (West Street), 8 pm, on March 13.
“To have the quiet wisdom carried in Tom Dawe’s finely crafted poems in complex conversation with Gerald Squires’ powerfully inscaped paintings: the overtones are endless.”
– Don McKay
Nicole Lundrigan Will be reading fromher novel The Seary Line at Brass Taps on College Street, Toronto, 8pm, on March 06, and again at 2 pm on March o7.
“If there is a new wave of Newfoundland fiction going on, Nicole Lundrigan may be one of its leaders…Lundrigan writes about Newfoundland the way William Faulkner wrote about the American south.”
– The Western Star