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Vancouver, British Columbia
March 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Nora Gould reads in Vancouver

Our next reading will take place at the Vancouver Public Library's Central Branch on March 12th, 2017, from 3-5 PM. After four months away due to flooding repairs, we will be back in our usual reading venue: the Alice MacKay Room, which is located one floor below the entry concourse (you can view a map here). It will feature: Elizabeth Bishop (1911 - 1979), read by Carole Glasser Langille Robert Browning (1812 - 1889), read by W.H. New Leonard Cohen…

Ottawa, Ontario
March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Carolyn Smart reads in Ottawa at VerseFest

Carolyn Smart reads from her latest collection Careen at VerseFest in Ottawa on opening night with Stephen Collis and Zachary Richard. For more information, visit the festival website.

Toronto, Ontario
March 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Robyn Sarah interview in Toronto

2015 Governor General Award-winning poet Robyn Sarah discusses the writer’s life and reads a selection of her poetry.  Robyn’s several volumes of poetry include My Shoes Are Killing Me, Pause for Breath, and A Day's Grace.  Robyn is also a recipient of the Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry, and the CBC Literary Award.  She has published two collections of short stories, A Nice Gazebo and Promise of Shelter.   Copies of Robyn Sarah’s books will be available for sale…

Ottawa, Ontario
March 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Ulrikka S. Gernes presents in Ottawa

Ulrikka S. Gernes presents her Griffin Poetry Prize nominated collection Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments, translated from the Danish by Per Brask and Patrick Friesen at VerseFest  Patrick Friesen will also be part of this festival. Saturday, March 25 - 3 p.m. - Translation Panel - Ulrikka S. Gernes, Chus Pato, Erin Mouré, Lisa Robertson and Patrick Friesen Saturday, March 25 - 9 p.m. - OIWF Showcase - Ulrikka S. Gernes, Chus Pato and Erin Mouré For more…

Victoria, British Columbia
April 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Clea Roberts reads in Victoria, BC

Clea Roberts reads from her new poetry collection Auguries at the Planet Earth Poetry reading series on Friday, April 7 with Kevin Spenst.

Calgary, Alberta
April 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Wendy Donawa reads in Calgary

Wendy Donawa reads from her first poetry collection Thin Air of the Knowable at the Flywheel reading series in Calgary on Thursday, April 13.

Edmonton, Alberta
April 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wendy Donawa launch in Edmonton

Wendy Donawa launches her first poetry collection Thin Air of the Knowable in Edmonton. With special guests Gail Sidonie Sobat, Jannie Edwards and Amy Willans. Introducing the Edmonton launch of Wendy Donawa's Thin Air of the Knowable. An elegiac and incisive debut that blends poems of social justice with poems of ordinary life... “Wendy Donawa’s poetry rests at the very edge of beauty where a wild delicacy resides.” —Patrick Lane “Like the watchmakers of old, Wendy Donawa puts a spyglass to…

, Ontario
April 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Jane Munro and Nora Gould appear at the Edmonton Poetry Festival

Jane Munro and Nora Gould appear at the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Jane's latest collection won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Nora will be reading from her recent poetry collection Selah. More details to follow.

London, Ontario
April 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ulrikka S. Gernes reads at Poetry London

Ulrikka S. Gernes reads from her Griffin Poetry Prize nominated collection Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments, translated from the Danish by Per Brask and Patrick Friesenat Poetry London on Wednesday, April 19.

Toronto, Ontario
April 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ulrikka S. Gernes reads in Toronto

Ulrikka S. Gernes reads from her Griffin Poetry Prize nominated collection Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments, translated from the Danish by Per Brask and Patrick Friesen at knife | fork | book in Toronto on Friday, April 21 with Cassidy McFadzean. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Poetry at 7-ish. pwyc

Moncton, New Brunswick
April 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Ulrikka S. Gernes appears at the Frye Festival in Moncton, New Brunswick

Ulrikka S. Gernes reads from her Griffin Poetry Prize nominated collection Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments, translated from the Danish by Per Brask and Patrick Friesen at the Frye Festival in Moncton, New Brunswick. Details to follow.

Kingston, Ontario
April 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ulrikka S. Gernes reads in Kingston

Ulrikka S. Gernes reads from her Griffin Poetry Prize nominated collection Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments, translated from the Danish by Per Brask and Patrick Friesen in Kingston with Michael Casteels. This event is hosted by Helen Humphreys, poet laureate of Kingston.

Victoria, British Columbia
June 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Wendy Donawa and Genevieve Lehr read in Victoria, BC

Wendy Donawa launches her first poetry collection Thin Air of the Knowable with special guest Genevieve Lehr reading from her latest poetry collection Stomata on Friday, June 9.    

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