Sound Poet bill bissett performs

Internationally renowned Canadian poet bill bissett will be performing selections from his most recent book, breth: th trees of lunaria (Talonbooks, 2019), which includes over 100 drawings. One of the founders of sound and concrete poetry, bill is at the cutting edge of what poetry is in this digital age. His poetry readings are a mesmerizing audio enhancement of the phonetically transcribed poems as recorded on the printed page. The list of his publications, art works, and musical performances, not to mention numerous prestigious awards, would fill several pages and are a testament to his influence on Canadian literary and artistic culture. A figure of national importance, bill continues to inspire new generations of poets and artists.