1915 Ste. Catherine Ouest Precede your Valentine’s Day at the Argo Bookshop with readings from prominent Canadian poet Stuart Ross and Christine Miscione reading from her fantastic debut collection of stories, Auxiliary Skins!
Christine Miscione is a Canadian fiction writer. Her work has appeared in various Canadian publications, such as Exile: The Literary Quarterly, This Magazine, and The Puritan. In 2011, she was the recipient of the Hamilton Arts Award for Best Emerging Writer. In 2012, Miscione’s story, Skin Just, won first place in the Gloria Vanderbilt/Exile Editions CVC Short Fiction Contest (emerging writer category). Her debut short story collection, Auxiliary Skins, was released in 2013. She is currently working on her first novel, which will be published through Mansfield Press next Fall 2014.
Stuart Ross is a Canadian fiction writer, poet, editor, and creative-writing instructor. Co-founder of the Toronto Small Press Book Fair, and a founding member of the Meet the Presses collective, Ross has been (to say the least) active in the Toronto literary scene since the mid-1970s. In spring 2013, Ross’s poetry collection You Exist. Details Follow. won the Exist Through The Gift Shop Award, the only prize given to an anglophone writer that year by the Montreal-based group l’Académie de la vie littéraire au tournant du 21e siècle. His latest work is Our Days in Vaudeville, a book of poetry written with 29 collaborators.