Kevin Spenst – Surrey Muse

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Kevin is a Surrey poet whose poetry has appeared in over a dozen Canadian literary publications such as Freefall, Prairie Fire, CV2, Dandelion, filling Station, qwerty, and Poetry is Dead; and has been published in the UK, the United States, Austria and India.

In 2011, he won the Lush Triumphant Award for Poetry.

Kevin’s work has been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, and his manuscript Ignite has come in as a finalist for the Alfred G. Bailey Prize.

This year, he is going to do a 100-venue reading tour across Canada with his chapbooks Pray Goodbye (the Alfred Gustav Press, 2013), Retractable (the serif of nottingham, 2013), Happy Hollow and the Surrey Suite (self-published, 2012) and What the Frag Meant (100 tetes press, 2014).

In the Spring of 2014, he will have a collection of beer-coaster sonnets out with JackPine press. A full collection of his poetry is forthcoming in 2015 with Anvil Press.

Kevin will present a selection of his work at the March 28 gathering of Surrey Muse.

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About Surrey Muse

An interdisciplinary Arts and Literature group that meets Fourth Friday of each month except December. Presents a Guest Author, a Featured Poet, and a Featured Artist/Performer. Discussions. Open Mic. Book Table. Book Signings. Free event. Donations welcome.

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  1. […] Kevin Spenst is a Surrey poet whose poetry has appeared in over a dozen Canadian literary publications such as Freefall, Prairie Fire, CV2, Dandelion, filling Station, qwerty, and Poetry is Dead; and has been published in the UK, the United States, Austria and India. In 2011, he won the Lush Triumphant Award for Poetry. Kevin’s work has been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, and his manuscript Ignite has come in as a finalist for the Alfred G. Bailey Prize. He has published many chapbooks of his poetry including Pray Goodbye (the Alfred Gustav Press, 2013), Retractable (the serif of nottingham, 2013), Happy Hollow and the Surrey Suite (self-published, 2012) and What the Frag Meant (100 tetes press, 2014). […]

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