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Hamilton Review of Books


Thursday, May 25, 2017


Staircase Theatre
27 Dundurn St N
Hamilton, ON L8R 3C9

On the evening of May 25, Hamilton Review of Books welcomes an outstanding panel of writers, critics, and artists to discuss the role of criticism in the arts today.

The discussion, titled "It's Great and I Like It: What Happened to Criticism?" will be moderated by Quill & Quire's reviews editor, Steven W. Beattie, and the panel includes Gary Barwin, writer, multimedia artist and composer; Emily Keeler, VP of PEN Canada and editor of Coach House Books' Exploded Views series; Graham Rockingham, Hamilton Spectator music editor; Naben Ruthnum, writer and critic; Stephanie Vegh, Executive Director of the Hamilton Arts Council, visual artist and critic; and Gena Zuroski, McMaster University English professor and editor.

Join us for an evening of great discussion, followed by a game of #meanbooktweets, prize raffles, and more! All proceeds go to paying our contributors for our fall 2017 issue.

$15 online = admission to event and #meanbooktweets game and chance to win grand prize – available at https://www.bruha.com/event/974

$20 at the door = admission to event and #meanbooktweets game and chance to win grand prize + two raffle tickets for additional prizes