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Where Seas and Fables Meet, book cover

Where Seas and Fables Meet, book cover.

Bruce Powe, portrait.

B.W. Powe, portrait.

Event: The Cabaret of Wild Culture

Bio: B.W. Powe is widely regarded as one of the original and unclassifiable authors in Canadian writing. He is the author of A Climate Charged (1984), The Solitary Outlaw (1987), A Tremendous Canada of Light (1995), Outage (1995), Light Onwords, Light Onwards (2003), The Unsaid Passing (2005), a finalist for the ReLit Prize, These Shadows Remain (2011), and Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye, Apocalypse and Alchemy. He lives in Stouffville, Ontario.

Book: Where Seas and Fables Meet

Book Synopsis: This powerful, beautiful book blends parables, aphorisms, dreams, fantasies, anecdotes, witticisms, puns, vignettes, and prose poems in a meditative and often passionate way. It takes the risk of being free in its style and form, to affirm the possibilities of thought, spirit, heart, humour, and imagination. Here B.W. Powe gives us his boldest, most soul-revealing work to date.

Act: StorySlide is an improvised onstage narrative, told by three StorySliders, built around a random sequence of visuals and sounds.

Visit B.W. Powe's blog here.