"I am 3/4ths Canadian, and one 4th New Englander - I had ancestors on both sides in the Revolutionary war." - Elizabeth Bishop

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Poetry reading at EB Festival: Profile of Andrew Daniel Patterson

One of the exciting events that will take place at the Elizabeth Bishop Festival on 8 August 2015 will be a morning poetry reading with Joanne Light, Chad Norman, Andrew Daniel Patterson and Libby Schofield. This post is a profile of Andrew Daniel Patterson.

Andrew Patterson (http://andrewdanielpatterson.com/artistCV) is a writer/reader/listener living in Halifax, N.S. His poetry has been featured locally in The Periodical Project and The Impressment Gang, as well as abroad in Chicago’s The Hypocrite Reader. His most recent projects include a three-week residency at The School Of Making Thinking in East Branch, New York, and a public engagement audio piece as part of Secret Theatre’s Secret Residency in Halifax. Currently, Andrew is focusing on visual poetry, learning the art of letterpress at NSCAD’s Dawson Print Shop and developing a piece commissioned for a public sculpture to be mounted in early 2015.

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