Director, actor and author Robert Moore will kick off the 2012-13 Lorenzo Reading Series when he reads from his fourth book, The Golden Book of Bovinities on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, room 107 on the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick.

Robert Moore is a director, an actor and the author of a dozen plays, including Rougher Magic. His first book of poetry, So Rarely in Our Skins (finalist for both the Atlantic Poetry Prize and the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award), came out in 2002. This was followed by Museum Obsconditum in 2006, and Figuring Ground in 2009. His fourth book, The Golden Book of Bovinities, is illustrated by Chris Lloyd. Moore is a Professor of English at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.

The reading is hosted by the Lorenzo Reading Series and supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. For more information contact Margaret Anne Smith at (506) 654-3753 or email msmith@unbsj.ca.