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Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday July 17

An older voice coupled with a younger one. Yet both equally talented. At June’s reading,  Mallory Tater and d.n. simmers enthralled the audience with insightful and oftentimes emotionally staggering poems. We feel so blessed to have the genre of poetry … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday June 19

May’s reading was special. And memorable.  E.D. Blodgett — Ted to those who knew him — would have been thrilled with the attention heaped on his posthumous volume of poetry, Apostrophes VIII ~ Nothing Is But You and I (University … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday May 15

The summer weather has arrived but what happened to spring?! In any event, we’re grateful, given what’s still happening with the flooding in Eastern Canada. Last month’s reading was another huge success. Chelsea Comeau and Daniel G. Scott shared the … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday April 17

One is Irish. The other has strong Irish connections. And that’s where the similarities end. Stylistically P.W. Bridgman and George McWhirter are oceans apart but both tap into a rich vein of poetic creativity. Good friends who are also great … Continue reading

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FINISHED! Next Poetry Reading on Wednesday March 20

And yes, another blockbuster reading! Last Wednesday, February 20 we had the pleasure of hearing not one, not two, but three(!) fabulous poets. Susan Gillis and Randall Maggs swung in from the icy east and, joined by local poet Leslie … Continue reading

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FINISHED! 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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