12th Annual Poetry Gala 2015 – Saturday April 9th – 1 – 4pm
Richmond Hill Public Library
(SW corner of Major McKenzie and Yonge St.) / Free Admission, Refreshments, & Book Signing
Celebrate National Poetry Month when the Richmond Hill Public Library joins libraries across Canada in celebration of poetry and its vital place in Canadian culture. Hosted by Barry Dempster. Poets include:
I’m doing a double-rare reading: it takes place on Saturday night, & it features two American writers. They are: Sean Labrador y Manzano (a poet, McSweeny’s columnist, & reading series organizer) and Robert Yerachmiel Snyderman (an itinerant farmer, poet, & playwright). Shane Neilson, a fine poet and critic, is also reading.
Saturday, March 12, 2016
7pm, The Belljar, 2072 Dundas West (around the corner from Roncesvalles)
A poem of mine was a recent finalist for The Malahat Open Season Award. Also good news is that since placing in the contest (but not being published), the poem has been picked up by Prelude magazine in the states for publication soon…