David James Brock

playwright, poet, librettist

David James Brock is a Canadian playwright, poet and librettist. Author of poetry collection, Everyone is CO2. Librettist for Scottish pub opera, The Sloans Project. Co-creator of Breath Cycle, an opera for cystic fibrosis.

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Reading (Toronto): IFOA Recklessness: The Art of Writing

  • Lakeside Terrace/ Harbourfront Centre 235 Queens Quay West Toronto, ON, M5J 2G8 Canada (map)

David will be presenting opera work/reading as part of the 10th anniversary celebration of University of Guelph’s Creative Writing MFA program.

Includes readings and performances from Griffin Poetry Prize winner Liz Howard, Giller Prize nominee Zoe Whittall, and recent RBC Taylor Emerging Writers Award winner Adnan Khan. Performances from Andrea Thompson, Motion, and Mark Marczyk, whose repertoire includes spoken word and music, will have you spellbound. Ayelet Tsabari, winner of the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature will also read!