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Two New Star poets chosen for Poetry In Transit

Barry McKinnon and Simon Thompson poems on display on transit SkyTrains and buses

2010.09.02 — The Association of Book Publishers of BC announced the list of poems chosen for display for its Poetry In Transit project and two New Star poets are on the list: Simon Thompson, author of Why Does It Feel So Late? and Barry McKinnon, author of In the Millennium.

""The Great Terrace Flood, 2007"", a Thompson poem, and an excerpt from the McKinnon poem, ""An Unfinished Theology"", will be featured on city buses and SkyTrains beginning this fall.

Poetry In Transit launches at Word on the Street in Vancouver on Sunday September 26th. "