JULY 1 TO AUGUST 30, 2020 IN PORT COLBORNE: Poetry/Drawings/Sculpture featuring Mori McCrae’s Launch of Sex/Death in Canada: Land of No Middle Ground and Art Exhibition at Arts Place Gallery, 714 King Street. Check out Mori McCrae on Instagram for virtual reading.
AUGUST 29, 2020 ONLINE: POETRY IN TRANSLATION – East Meets West: One on One. Toronto’s 6th Poet Laureate Albert F. Moritz and Translator Anna Yin will discuss poetry, translations and life experiences, 3 to 4:30 p.m. EST. See poster below for more info re: ZOOM event.
AUGUST 28, 2020 ONLINE: The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival (EMWF) presents “Hot Night. Cool Poets” with Cicely Belle Blain, Sadiqa de Meijer, Mathew Henderson, Julie Joosten, Canisa Lubrin, Randy Lundy, A. F. Moritz, Tyler Pennock, Rasiqra Revulva, Kevin Spenst, John Steffler, and Lily Wang, (see poster below) 8 to 9 p.m. For more information check the Eden Mills website. Presented in partnership with the League of Canadian Poets.
AUGUST 28, 2020 ONLINE: The Book Keeper presents the online launch and discussion of Thomas King’s latest novel Indians on Vacation. He will be speaking with Deborah Dundas, Book Editor from the Toronto Star from 7 to 8 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: This is ticketed event in that you must purchase a book from The Book Keeper in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada and then you will receive a Zoom Code via email closer to the event.
AUGUST 27, 2020 ONLINE: The Fiddlehead celebrates 75 years with a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The events will be held August 26, September 30, October 28, November 25, and December 9, 6 p.m. EST. A list of readers and links are available from The Fiddlehead website.
AUGUST 25, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Sharon Goodier and Ian Burgham. Guest host: Jeff Cottrill. 8 to 10 p.m. Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.
AUGUST 20, 2020 ONLINE: Poet Brenda Clews will read a prose poem “Pull Down the Northern Lights for Chandeliers”, followed by a Q & A. Margaret Christakos, Elana Wolff, Michael Mirolla, Jeff Cottrill will also read a poem and talk about their writing process, 7 to 9 p.m. EST. This is a League of Canadian Poets and Toronto Literary Council funded event. Note this is a Zoom event with the code available through the Facebook event page.
AUGUST 18, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Lois Lorimer and Gianna Patriarca. Guest host: Margaret Code. 8 to 10 p.m. Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.
AUGUST 15, 2020 IN OTTAWA: Author’s Market Event with Michele Sabad, author of Camp Follower One Army Brat’s Story and First We East. Food, life, and More Stories plus 6 other authors will be at the George Street Plaza in the Ottawa Byward Market Square, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
AUGUST 14, 2020 ONLINE: POETRY IN TRANSLATION – East Meets West: One on One. Poet Molly Peacock and Translator Anna Yin will discuss poetry, translations and life experiences, 8 to 9:30 p.m. EST. See poster below for more info re: ZOOM event.
AUGUST 13, 2020 ONLINE: Aeolus House 2020 Virtual Launch with four poets: Miller Adams, Claudia Coutu Radmore, Louise Carson, and Sue Chenette, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. To attend the launch (on Zoom) see the poster below:
August 13, 2020 ONLINE: Editors Ottawa-Gatineau and Ottawa’s poetry community presents a Virtual House Party reading with guest readers Manahil Bandukwala, Frances Boyle, Nina Jane Drystek, Natalie Hanna, and Jennifer Pederson, 7 to 9:30 p.m. RSPV at housepartypoetryseries (at) gmail (dot) com
AUGUST 11, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Heather Cadsby and Blaine Marchand. Guest host: TBA. 8 to 10 p.m. Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.
AUGUST 7, 2020 ONLINE: Author Convo: Madeleine Thien hosted by Canadian Women’s Foundation, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Live video by the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
AUGUST 5, 2020 ONLINE: LOMP Reading Series & Open Mic presents Lisa Young with Susan Winemaker, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on TAP’s Facebook page: Facebook.com/tapcreativityon. The video will later be available for viewing on TAP’s website, tapcreativity.org
AUGUST 4, 2020 ONLINE: The Art Bar Poetry Series presents Jaime Urquhart and Maida Sosa Velazquez. Guest host: Rosa Arlotto. 8 to 10 p.m. Viewing from Facebook Groups – Art Bar Poetry Series.
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