Bring your notebooks, pens and pencils to explore how music-evoked imagery can round out characters and resolve stuck plots. When: 7-9 pm, Thursday, November 17, 2016 Where: The Central, 604 Markham Street (upstairs) Why: A writers’ session — all genres and hybrids welcome Cost: Free All art constantly aspires towards the conditions of music. […]
“My First Job” was published Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Numéro Cinq, the literary web journal curated and published by Douglas Glover. For a comic sliver of my wild and wooly youth — with images and audio — http://numerocinqmagazine.com/2016/07/09/x/. But never mind me, enjoy the poetry, fiction and nonfiction on this splendid site.
For those of you who cherish The Best Canadian Poetry, please join Molly Peacock, Lois Lorimer, Jim Nason & special guest Helen Humphreys as we insure another year of this anthology (and have brunch hors d’oeuvres, too). Sunday, May 15, 2016, 11am-1pm The Wickson Social 5 St. Joseph Street, Toronto Contribution: $50.00* RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org We’d love […]
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Place: OCAD U Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Toronto Time: 7:00 pm (open mic sign up by 6:45 pm) Cost: none This National Poetry Month reading features Andrea Thompson, Armand Garnet Ruffo, Robert Priest, Bänoo Zan, Mary Rykov, Catherine Black, Carrianne Leung and Lisa Myers PLUS open mic and Q & A hosted by Lillian […]
I welcome new immigrants with music experiences designed to facilitate English language skills…
Happy New Year, one and all! Taraxacum officinale blooms in Issue 9 (Winter 2016) of the West Coast literary journal, Pulp Literature, a wonderful way to begin the year. I am grateful to the editors for selecting this poem for publication, and particularly to Mel Anastasiou for rendering the official Taraxacum officinale photograph (below) in a beautiful line drawing. Order […]
Date: Dec 4, 2015 Time: 6:30pm—l0:00pm Location: Quaker Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave (Avenue Rd/Bloor) Cost: $l0.00 Kudos to writer Sara Asyyed and journalists Vivien Fellegi and Nate Hendley, who teamed up to organize this fundraiser on behalf of Lifeline Syria. Enjoy poetry, stories, and music about Home and Exile. Silent auction items include theatre tickets, jewellery, […]
I am pleased to share the 2015 Ted Plantos Memorial Award from The Ontario Poetry Society with poet Denis Robillard. The award honours the memory of Ted Plantos by providing financial support to new poets and emerging writers to offset the cost of manuscript submissions. Thank you, The Ontario Poetry Society!
Plasticine Poetry Series Spoken Word and Open Stage Sunday, July 19 at 6:00 pm at Blackbird Bistro 993 Bloor Street West Featuring: Danila Botha, Edward Nixon, Mary Rykov, Vivek Shrava The Blackbird Bistro is fully wheelchair accessible. Food is available for purchase, but there is no liquor license. A hat will be passed (suggest optional $5) to […]