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Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday February 20

We usually ask our featured poets to hang back after their readings to have a short FAQ exchange with the audience. At our last reading of Emerging Indigenous Poets, we asked all five poets to answer any queries people may … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday January 16

Wow! What a reading we had in December! You’d think six days before Christmas would mean a lean turnout. Well, we had a standing-room-only crowd who were enthralled by one of our most captivating readings to date. With three featured … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday December 19

It’s happened. Poets Corner has just hosted our first ever Open Mic Contest. What an exciting evening it was and what a close final result. Thanks to the Canada Council, we were able to make our inaugural Open Mic contest … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Open Mic Contest on Wed Nov 21

Yes, a very exciting poetry contest is coming up in November, but before giving you the low-down, let’s not forget what a fantastic reading we had this month. Good friends Penn Kemp and Sharon Thesen delivered the goods to a … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday October 17

Before telling you about next month’s poetry reading, a little more about this month’s event that took place on Wednesday, September 19 at our wonderful host venue, Massy Books. We had an exceptionally talented duo who once shared a life … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wed Sep 19 at 7:00 p.m. (note new time)

Fall is on its way, or so it seems. And up until now we’ve handled it all: searing heat, threatening wildfires and smoke-filled skies. Surely we can handle some sizzling poetry too. This Month’s Poetry Reading Our readers this month … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading is Wednesday September 19

Before sharing about this month’s fabulous reading, this is a reminder we are taking a summer break, so there will not be a reading in August. Simply put, July’s reading was mesmerizing. One poet held us captive for the entire … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday July 18 at 7:30 p.m.

June’s reading brought us two very different yet very powerful readings. Daniela Elza (accompanied by her bassist friend, Clyde Reed) and Jami Macarty served up a compelling evening of crisp, well-wrought poems. This is the first time in a long … Continue reading

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FINISHED!! Poetry Reading on Wednesday June 20 at 7:30 p.m.

What a blockbuster evening we had last month. With just over 50 in attendance, we had our biggest crowd yet at Massy Books, our fabulous new ‘home’. It was a special celebration for a special duo. Richard Olafson and Carol Ann … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Poetry Reading on Wednesday May 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Before telling you about May’s exceptional (and very unusual) poetry reading, let me briefly tell you about our last reading on Wednesday, April 18. What a trio of talent! E.D. Blodgett, Terry Ann Carter, and Rhonda Ganz delivered readings that … Continue reading

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