|Poet and Author of Children’s Books
( Labour Day Monday only )
Guest artist of Marion Casson at 2712 Rednersville Road
Every hour on the hour on Labour Day Monday, guest poet JC Sulzenko will read a poem from her County-centric collection,South Shore Suite…Poems, published by local publisher, Point Petre Publishing (www.pointpetrepublishng.ca .) Copies of this unique souvenir of Prince Edward County will be available for purchase on site.
JC offers poetry-writing services. She launched BESPOKE POETRY in 2017, through which she creates poems on commission to celebrate a special occasion or person or in memoriam. The base price of $100 includes a ½ hour interview at a mutually convenient time about an event or person or place, after which (and within a month) she will craft a poem of a minimum of 10 lines. (JC reserves the right to accept only subject matter within the realm of public discourse.) www.jcsulzenko.com
JC’s work has been featured in local and national media, onArc’s Poem of the Year shortlist, and in Vallum, Oratorealis, and Maple Tree Literary Supplement, and by The Light Ekphrastic. In 2016, JC curated the poetry for the exhibition Ekphrasis at Blizzmax Gallery in South Marysburgh. JC uses the pseudonym A. Garnett Weiss for her found poetry and her prize-winning centos.
She serves on the Board of the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (www.peptbo.ca) and is a member of the selection board of Bywords.ca. She acts as curator for TheGlebe Report’s “Poetry Quarter” and co-authored two chapbooks with Carol A. Stephen, Breathing Mutable Air andSlant of Light.
Her six books for children and families include Boot Crazy andWhat My Grandma Means to Say, about Alzheimer’s disease. Both books will be for sale on Labour Day.