Title: Lisa Robertson reads at the Scottish Poetry Library
Date: January 19, 2017
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Description: Canada’s Lisa Robertson is known for subject matter that includes political themes, such as gender and nation, as well as the problems of form and genre; she has written works that explore literary forms such as the pastoral, epic, and weather forecast. Her books of poetry include XEclogue (1993); Debbie: An Epic (1997), nominated for a Governor General’s Award; The Weather (2001); The Men (2006); and R’s Boat (2010). In 2005 she was awarded the PIP Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative Poetry in English.