Thursday 2 August 2012

ASL 2012: Magin & Nicki

As a composer and performer, Carrie Magin has had successful performances in the United
States, Europe, and Canada. Her works have been selected for the Buffalo Philharmonic
Young Composers Forum, Orchestra 60x60, Ottawa 60x60, Eastman Women in Music
Festival, Midwest Composers Symposium, MusicX Festival, and Academie Musicale de
Villecroze (France). Additional honors include commissions by the Akron Youth Symphony
and Professor Kenyon Williams (Minnesota State University), a Fulbright Teaching
Assistantship, and a Strategic Opportunity Stipend (New York Foundation for the Arts).
Carrie Magin holds degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Cincinnati.

Andrea Nicki’s first poetry book, Welcoming, was published by Inanna Press. A second collection is currently under review. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Canadian and international journals and anthologies such as The Brock Review, Rampike, The Goose, Philosophy Now, Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature II, Women Write Their Bodies: Stories of Illness and Healing, Different Art: An Anthology on Disability and Arts, Women and Environments International, and She is Everywhere: Volume 3. She has a Ph.D. in philosophy and is a faculty lecturer in applied health ethics and narrative medicine at Simon Fraser University.