Poem Present: Lisa Robertson
Born in Toronto, for many years Canadian writer Lisa Robertson lived in Vancouver, where she was a member of The Kootenay School of Writing, and Artspeak Gallery. Her books of poetry include XEclogue, (Tsunami, 1993/New Star 1999), Debbie: An Epic (nominated for the Governor Generals Award for Poetry in 1998 ), The Weather ( New Star Books, Canada/ Reality Street Editions, UK) and Rousseau's Boat (Nomados), which was recently awarded the bp Nichol chapbook award. During Fall 2006 she is Holloway writer-in-residence at University of California, Berkeley. She now lives in France. Recorded as part of the Poem Present series. © 2007, The University of Chicago
Recorded Thursday, November 16, 2006 at University of Chicago.