Hamilton, November 4, 7:30 pm, Lit Live reading series, The Staircase Theatre,
27 Dundurn Street North
Fellowship Honour – Ingrid was recently awarded a 2018 Hawthornden Fellowship. She travels to Scotland next year, where she will join five other published creative writers selected from around the world for the 4-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.”
Guest panel – Ingrid sat on the WCDR “Pro Panel“, a Q&A session with experienced writers, at the Writers’ Community of Durham Region’s December Round Table. (Dec, 2017)
Artist Talk – Durham Region Artist’s Meet-up at Station Gallery. (Dec, 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)
Article – by Will McGuirk, about Re|Visions, appeared in SlowCity.ca. (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 – June 10. 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. (2017)
Finalist – April 6. This Being was shortlisted for the 2017 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. (2017)
Artists Tour & Talk – Ingrid spoke about her work at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery. (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.
News Feature – St. Marys Journal Argus, and online at OurPerth.ca. (Oct 8, ’16)
Online Interview – “12 or 20 questions”, an interview conducted by rob mclennan. (Jul ’16)
Poets House Showcase 2016 – This Being appeared in New York City at the Poets House Showcase, an annual exhibit that features new poetry books published in the US and Canada each year. Check out Ingrid’s books in the Poets House library catalogue & collection. (Jul – Aug ’16)
Review of This Being – Northumberland Today. The book also appears on 49th Shelf’s “On Our Radar: The Summer Edition”, “a monthly 49th Shelf series featuring books with buzz worth sharing.” (June 30, ’16)
Feature Interview – SlowCity magazine online, conducted by Will McGuirk. (May ’16)
Poems – A selection appears in Numéro Cinq magazine’s May 2016 issue, “Altered States: Poems from This Being.”
OWC Festival of Authors – Along with Teva Harrison and Andrew F. Sullivan, Ingrid gave a reading at the Ontario Writers’ Conference’s Festival of Authors in Ajax, Ontario. (April 30, ’16)
Instructor Resources – If you teach poetry, visit the Porcupine’s Quill website for Ingrid’s “Unpacking Poetry: Exploring the Essential Poets Series” instructor resources.
Radio Interview – For Poetry Month, Ingrid discussed her work and read a selection of poems from her new book, THIS BEING, on the program “Word on the Hills” Northumberland 89.7FM. Hosted by Felicity Sidnell Reid and Gwynn Scheltema, the program aired in mid-April and the podcast is archived here. (Apr ’16)
Book Release – THIS BEING, a full-length collection of Ingrid’s poems published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside, is now available from independent & online booksellers, or her publisher. Ask for it at your local bookstore. (Mar 28, ’16)
Partisan Magazine – Twelve writers, including Ingrid, remember award-winning Canadian poet Douglas G. Jones, who recently passed away. (March, ’16)
Radio Interview – Ingrid joined fellow poets & editors Shane Neilson and Amanda Jernigan on the Hamilton radio program “Art Waves“, hosted by Bernadette Rule. They discussed three Canadian poets (Outram, Wilkinson, and Lane), and their contributions as editors to The Essential Poets Series published by Porcupine’s Quill. Click any link to hear archived program #277. (Feb ’16)
Book Reviewed – “A Little and A Lot”, a review of The Essential Anne Wilkinson, which originally appeared in Canadian Literature 224 Spring 2015 issue, can now be read online. (Jan ’16)
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