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Book Launch for Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys by Aaron Tucker
June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
‘Cat Person’ meets Station Eleven in this apocalyptic depiction of toxic masculinity.
Using the tropes of both the Western and the disaster movie, Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys looks at the violence of our contemporary masculinity, and its deep roots in shaping our culture. A suspenseful and thought-provoking evocation of our current moment.
Aaron will be join by Zak Jones and Oubah Osman, who will also be reading from their work.
This is a free event and all are welcomed! Masks are optional but encouraged.
Aaron Tucker is the author of the novel Y: Oppenheimer, Horse- man of Los Alamos (Coach House Books); three books of poetry: Catalogue d’oiseaux (Book*hug Press), Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp (Book*hug Press), and punchlines (Mansfield Press); and two scholarly cinema studies monographs, Virtual Weaponry: The Militarized Internet in Hollywood War Films and Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema (both published by Palgrave Macmillan).
Zak Jones is a writer from the American South. His story, “So Much More to Say,” won the Writers’ Trust RBC Bronwen Wallace Award in 2023. Jones is a US Army Veteran, a doctoral candidate at the University of Toronto and has recently completed his first novel, Fancy Gap.
Oubah Osman is a writer and poet. She has been published in The Walrus, 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, The New Quarterly, and CV2, among others. Her chapbook titled Hereditary Blue was published by Anstruther Press in 2019, and was shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award. She is an MFA graduate from the University of Guelph. Oubah is based in Toronto, Canada.
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