Hamilton, November 4, 7:30 pm, Lit Live reading series, The Staircase Theatre,
27 Dundurn Street North
Essay – Ingrid’s “Inside the House of Mirrors: Reflections on Wayne Clifford’s The Exile’s Papers, Part One: The Duplicity of Autobiography” will appear in Am Be: The Poetry of Wayne Clifford, literary criticism monograph #6, edited by Shane Neilson, and with contributions from M. Travis Lane and Jeffery Donaldson as well. Coming soon from Frog Hollow Press.
Writing Fellowship – Ingrid was elected a 2018 Hawthornden Fellow and spent February-March in Scotland, where she joined four other writers for the four-week residency. The renowned international retreat for writers at Hawthornden Castle was “founded to provide a peaceful setting where creative writers can work without disturbance.” (2018)
Guest panel – WCDR “Pro Panel” Q&A session at the Writers’ Community of Durham Region’s December Round Table. (Dec, 2017)
Artist Talk – Ingrid spoke about “Making Space”, at the Durham Region Artist’s Meet-up at Station Gallery. (Dec, 2017)
Article about Re|Visions – by Will McGuirk, appeared in SlowCity.ca. (Nov, 2017)
Review of This Being – by Jill Stoner, in Canadian Architect, October 2017 issue.
Interview – “Unravelling Strands, Reweaving History: An Interview with Ingrid Ruthig“, with Anastasia Hare at Station Gallery. (Nov, 2017)
Solo Exhibition – October 14 to December 10, 2017. Ingrid Ruthig: Re|Visions was exhibited at Station Gallery in Whitby, Ontario.
National Poetry Award – This Being won the League of Canadian Poets’ 2017 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year! Ingrid is also now a member of the League. (June 10, 2017)
Finalist – This Being was shortlisted for the League of Canadian Poets’ 2017 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. (April 6, 2017)
Artists Tour & Talk – Ingrid spoke about her work at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, as part of the “Durham Reach” exhibition. (Feb, 2017)
Exhibitor – “Portrait of the Redacted” (seen on ‘Artwork’ page) was part of the 50th anniversary “Durham Reach” exhibition, alongside the work of other selected regional artists at Oshawa’s Robert McLaughlin Gallery. Read Will McGuirk’s article (with a quote from Ingrid) about the RMG show in the Feb 5 Toronto Star Sunday Edition. (Jan 27 – Apr 2, 2017)
Bookwork Prints Available – A few limited-edition poem broadsides are still available from Arkitexwerks — send a “Purchase Inquiry” via the Connect page. As well, prints from two of Ingrid’s artist books can now be purchased through the Brooklyn Art Library’s digital library. (Search, select the book, page spread, and size of print, then order online.)
Appearances in 2016 & 2017:
Whitby, December 9, 2017, WCDR Pro Panel
Whitby, December 7, Station Gallery, artist talk
Whitby, November 12, Station Gallery, workshop & reading
Oshawa, February 5, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, artist talk
Whitby, December 16, 2016 Durham District School Board, guest visit
Toronto, November 28, Hot-Sauced Words poetry series, reading
Toronto, September 27, “HOWL” CIUT 89.5FM radio interview with host Nancy Bullis
Grafton, September 17, Spirit of the Hills writing group, guest speaker
Halifax, September 7, East Coast launch, with guest, Halifax poet Brian Bartlett
Cobourg, July 7, Lay Your Word Down poetry series, reading
Toronto, June 8, Ben McNally Books launch
Whitby, May 26, Station Gallery launch
Ajax, April 30, Ontario Writers’ Conference Festival of Authors reading
Television Interview – Guest author on “Telling Stories with Jules Carlysle”. Episode 3 of the 2016-17 season, originally aired in Ontario on Rogers TV during September and October 2016, and repeats throughout 2017.
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