Final Upcoming Appearances in 2018:
Toronto, November 18, 3:30 – 6:30 pm, Guernica Editions November book launch for David Helwig: Essays on His Works, and other new titles, at Supermarket Restaurant & Bar, 268 Augusta Ave. All welcome.
Tribute – November 5. Read Ingrid’s tribute to David Helwig (about his last public reading in Charlottetown PEI on September 25, 2018) on the Guernica Editions website. Click the link for “Ingrid Ruthig’s Tribute to David Helwig” near the bottom of the page.
Reading – On November 4, Lit Live Reading Series at The Staircase Theatre in Hamilton, Ingrid read with Ray Robertson, Moez Surani, and others.
Book Launch & Reading – On November 2, at Knife|Fork|Book poetry bookstore in Toronto, “Room to Room: Poetry & Architecture in Conversation” reading with fellow poet-architects Ted Landrum and Komi Olaf, followed by a discussion led by Elsa Lam, editor of Canadian Architect magazine. Launch of the new limited-edition chapbook, Room to Room (ARKITEXWERKS, 2018). Visit the Books page for details.
Book Launch & Reading – On Sept 25 in Charlottetown, PEI, alongside the Poet Laureate and twenty Island poets and writers, Ingrid read at “An Evening with David Helwig” celebration, hosted by Bookmark, It was also the PEI launch of the new volume of essays on Helwig’s work.
CBC Radio Interview – Sept 25, Ingrid joined host Angela Walker and PEI’s Poet laureate Deirdre Kessler in CBC’s Charlottetown, PEI studio to discuss David Helwig: Essays on His Works and the celebration held later that evening.
New Book – On Sept 1, David Helwig: Essays on His Works was officially released from Guernica Editions. Volume 49 in the Essential Writers Series contains contributions from Douglas Glover, Simon Lloyd, Shane Neilson, Mark Sampson, Lorraine York, rob mclennan, George Fetherling, D.G. Jones, Tom Marshall, as well as from Ingrid (who is also the volume’s editor). Order it from the publisher or from favourite bookstore. Check the Events listing at the top of the page for details about launches this fall. (Sep 6, 2018)
Buzz – about the upcoming release of David Helwig: Essays on His Works and a sneak peek by contributing author/essayist Douglas Glover was posted on the inimitable Numéro Cinq blog. Thanks, D! :) (Jul 6, 2018)
Essay, New Book – Ingrid’s “Inside the House of Mirrors: Reflections on Wayne Clifford’s The Exile’s Papers, Part One: The Duplicity of Autobiography” appears 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. Published by Frog Hollow Press. (May, 2018)
Bookstore Appearance – Canadian Independent Booksellers Day, at Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge, Ontario, with Rob Winger and other authors. (April 28, 2018)
Featured online – “Five Short Poems by Anne Wilkinson“, as well as mention of The Essential Anne Wilkinson (edited by Ingrid), on The Neglected Books Page (US). (Apr 5, 2018)
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 on Panel – WCDR “Pro Panel“, a Q&A session held 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)
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. (Jun 10, 2017)
Finalist – This Being was shortlisted for the League of Canadian Poets’ 2017 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. (Apr 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.)
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