Susan HolbrookSusan Holbrook will join English department colleague Nicole Markotić for a launch of their respective books Thursday.

Event to launch two books by English profs

A free public reception Thursday, April 28, will launch new books of poetry by two professors in the UWindsor Department of English Language, Literature and Creative Writing.

The event will introduce Whelmed by Nicole Markotić and Throaty Wipes by Susan Holbrook.

Dr. Markotić is the author of the poetry books connect the dots, Minotaurs & Other Alphabets, Bent at the Spine, and the chapbooks widows & orphans, more excess, he & [he] and tracking the game. A collection of her critical essays, Disability in Film and Literature, is forthcoming from McFarland and Co.

Dr. Holbrook’s poetry books include Joy Is So Exhausting, Good Egg Bad Seed and misled. With Thomas Dilworth she edited The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson: Composition as Conversation. Her textbook How to Read (and Write About) Poetry was released in 2015.

Thursday’s event begins at 7 p.m. at Biblioasis, 1520 Wyandotte Street East.