The Muses, January 11, 2008

The Muses Reading Series brings together Ottawa’s poets and musicians. Please join us for the fifth reading, featuring poetry by Kera Willis; music by Kera Willis and John Lloyd.

Friday, January 11, 2008
8pm at Rasputin’s, 696 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa.

Poetry by Kera Willis.
Music by Kera Willis and John Lloyd. Followed by an open stage.

Admission is free, but donations are welcome – please help support the local arts community. For more information about The Muses Reading Series, contact Mike Buckthought at helios –at–

Featured readers and musicians:

Kera WillisKera Willis is a local poet, writer, artist, musician, stilt walker, horse trainer, and traveler. Adopting various incarnations depending on the mood and season, she remains dedicated to creativity in all its forms – the alchemy of transformation.

Her first book of poetry, Tenebrismo, was published in the summer of 2007 by Greyweathers Press. Both her prose and poetry have appeared in various magazines, including Prairie Fire, Lichen, and Room.

In 2006 she launched the micro press Blue Riot Publishing, as another way to get her words into print. Her ‘tiny books in costume’ have appeared at the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair, Ravenswing Fair, and Canzine in Toronto.