Rhubarb:36 Earth and Gardens Launch

Saturday October 18th, 2014 7:30 p.m. Sam’s Place 159 Henderson Highway

Rhubarb 36, “Earth & Gardens”  featuring work by Lloyd Ratzlaff, Sandra Birdsell, Gathie Falk, Elsie K Neufeld and many more is being launched at Sam’s Place at 7:30. Angeline Schellenberg will be the featured reader.

Five Bucks! Five Bucks! Five Bucks! Five Bucks! Your $20.00 includes: $5.00 Sam’s Saturday Cover, which is a donation to the MCC $5.00 Mennonite Economic Development Association for Gardens in Afghanistan; $5.00 for the Mennonite Literary Society; and another $5.00 to Sam’s for Brown Sugar Angel food cake with Rhubarb filling and a spiced whipped cream a coffee or Rhubarb Fizz. Minimum $5.00 cover for MCC.

Issues will be on sale for $10.00, 20% off the cover price, and buyers get to choose a back issue at no extra cost!

The launch will feature a reading by Angeline Schellenberg.

Angeline Schellenberg’s poems appear in Prairie Fire, Rhubarb, CV2, TNQ, Geez, the Society, and the Beautiful Women and Newborn anthologies. Her first chapbook, Roads of Stone, is forthcoming from The Alfred Gustav Press in May 2015. Her first full-length collection, about raising children on the autism spectrum, will be published by Brick Books in fall 2016. She was awarded Manitoba and Winnipeg Arts Council grants to write a second collection about her Mennonite grandparents.

Angeline apprenticed under Don McKay at the 2013 Sage Hill Poetry Colloquium and with Meira Cook in the 2012 Manitoba Writers’ Guild mentorship program. She holds an MA in biblical studies with an Old Testament major from Providence Theological Seminary. When she isn’t writing poetry, she copy edits the Mennonite Brethren Herald.
Angeline lives in Winnipeg with her photographer/husband Anthony, a young pilot in training, a teen zoologist, and a dog.