About the book
About the author
Emily Izsak was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, where she recently completed her first year of the University of Toronto’s MA in English and Creative Writing program. Her work has been published in Arc, The Puritan, House Organ, Cough, The Steel Chisel, Maple Tree Literary Supplement, and Hart House Review. In 2014, she was selected as PEN Canada’s New Voices Award nominee.
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“For some time now I’d been looking forward to Toronto poet Emily Izsak’s first trade poetry collection, Whistle Stops: A Locomotive Serial Poem. Whistle Stops is constructed out of an extended sequence, with a shorter sequence included as a kind of coda. The poems in…” >>
— Rob McLennan Rob McLennan's blog
Upcoming event with Emily Izsak
Sunday January 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM
The Lit Live Reading Series
The Staircase (27 Dundurn St. N)
Join us and Emily Izsak for The Lit Live Reading Series, which happens on the first sunday of every month at The Staircase.