Reading-Workshop Schedule 2019

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Workshop and readings appear here for 2018 and here for 2016 and 2017.

Tarnished Trophies book tour events appear here for 2015 and here for 2014.

2019*

Sunday, JANUARY 6, 2019 in NORTH YORK: Member Reading at The Ontario Poetry Society’s The New Year’s Poetry Celebration 1 to 4:30 p.m., Main Floor Private Dining Hall, Union Social Eatery, 4899 Yonge Street. (Completed)

tops in north york january 6, 2019 - members' reading photo by ezra

Member Reading at The Ontario Poetry Society event in North York, Sunday, January 6, 2019.

Monday, FEBRUARY 18, 2019 in SARNIA: Open Mic Reading at Open Stage, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Christina Street. (Completed)

Tuesday, MARCH 12, 2019 in LONDON: Open Mic Reading at Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North. (Completed)

Saturday, APRIL 6, 2019 in SARNIA: Ten-minute spotlight reading at Sarnia’s National Poetry Month Celebration, 1 to 4 p.m. at Hawg Bar, 117 Christina Street North. (Completed)

April 6, 2019 in Sarnia revised

Sunday, APRIL 7, 2019 in HAMILTON: Contributor Reading at the Hamilton launch of Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry For the 21st Century (Lummox Press, 2018), 2 to 5 p.m. at the Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street. (Completed)

April 7, 2019 in Hamilton

Tuesday, APRIL 9, 2019 in LONDON: Open Mic Reading at Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North. (Completed)

Tamaracks - Lummox Press 2018 - front and back cover

Saturday, APRIL 27, 2019 in WELLAND: Contributor Reading at the Welland launch of Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry For the 21st Century, 2 to 4 p.m. Main Branch, Welland Public Library, 50 The Boardwalk.  Special thanks to the League of Canadian Poets and the Canada Council for the Arts for their support through the Canada Poetry Tours program. (Completed)

April 27, 2019 in Welland

National Poetry Month Reading at Welland Public Library April 27th, 2019 Photo by Marla Bestward - Welland Public Library

National Poetry Month Reading with featured poets John B. Lee, Keith Inman, Fran Figge, Mori McCrae, and Debbie Okun Hill, April 27, 2019 at the Welland Public Library. Photo courtesy: Marla Bestward -Welland Public Library.

Monday, MAY 6, 2019 in SARNIA: Contributor Reading at the Sarnia launch of Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry For the 21st Century, 5:30 p.m. John’s Restaurant (Famous Room), 1643 London Line. (Completed)

TAMARACKS Sarnia launch May 6, 2019 at John's Restaurant - version 4 - revised April 30 2019

Tuesday, MAY 14, 2019 in LONDON: Open Mic Reading at Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North. (Completed)

Friday, MAY 24, 2019 in SARNIA: “Exploring the Five Senses” workshop facilitator for a Grade 12 writers’ craft class , 11:50 a.m. to 1:05 p.m. at Northern Collegiate Institute and Vocation School.  Special thanks to the League of Canadian Poets and the Ontario Arts Council for their support through the Poets in the Schools program. (Completed)

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Tuesday, JUNE 11, 2019 in LONDON: Open Mic Reading at Mykonos Open Mic Poetry Series, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North. (Completed)

Monday, AUGUST 26, 2019 in LONDON: Guest reader with Muriel Allingham, Carrie Lee Connel, and Jennifer Wenn at the launch of Andreas Gripp’s 24th poetry collection Covenants, 8 to 9 p.m. at the outdoor patio of Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North. Admission is free.  (Completed) 

August 26, 2019 in London revised

Monday, OCTOBER 7, 2019 in LAMBETH: Guest presenter at the meeting of the London and regional branch of the Writer’s Union of Canada, 6 p.m. at the Union Pub Company (formerly Lambeth Crossings). (Completed)

Tuesday, OCTOBER 8, 2019 in LONDON: Open Mic Reading at Forest City Open Mic Poetry Series, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North. (Completed)

Monday, OCTOBER 14, 2019 in SARNIA: Open Mic Reading at Open Stage, 7 to 9 p.m. at Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, Christina Street. (Completed)

Saturday, OCTOBER 26, 2019 in ST. CATHARINES: Contributor reader at the contest anthology launch of The Banister, Vol. 34 presented by the Niagara Branch of the Canadian Authors Association, 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Mills Room of the St. Catharines Public Library, 54 Church Street. (Completed)

Sunday, NOVEMBER 3, 2019 in LONDON: Member Reading at The Ontario Poetry Society’s “The Autumn Harvest Poetry Gathering”, 12:30 to 4 p.m. at Mykonos Restaurant, 572 Adelaide Street North.

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*Revised October 29, 2019

*DISCLAIMER: Dates/times/locations can sometimes change at a moment’s notice. Please double check with the organizers and/or venue prior to heading out to an event.