Imperial Pub Poetry Reading, February 1st, 2024

Imperial Pub Poetry Reading, February 1st, 2024

Imperial Pub Poetry Reading

Join us on February 1st at 7 pm for a poetry reading and open mic hosted by David Bateman and featuring poets Norman Allan, Otoniya J. Otok Bitek, Stedmond Pardy, Georgia Wilder, Bänoo Zan and myself. It promises to be a great evening!

The Imperial Pub is located at 54 Dundas St. E. in Toronto.

 

WINTER TALES, January 24th, 7 p.m., on Zoom

WINTER TALES, January 24th, 7 p.m., on Zoom

WINTER TALES

We hope you will join us on Wednesday, January 24th, for an evening of poetry, non-fiction, fiction and visual art. Featured readers are Hollay Ghadery and Jennifer Hosein, followed by an open mic. Please register via the link for the Zoom reading. Open mic registration info to follow. Underrepresented writers are encouraged to submit to read on the open mic.

Speakeasy Reading Series – October 18th, 2023

Speakeasy Reading Series – October 18th, 2023

I am honoured to be a part of the Speakeasy Reading Series reading on Wednesday, October 18th.

The reading will be online and in-person at Glad Day Bookshop starting at 7 pm EST.

Registration is only required if you will be joining on Zoom.

The event is free, with a suggested donation of $5-15 at the door (all proceeds go directly to student readers). No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Masks are mandatory when not eating or drinking. There will be beverages (including alcohol) available for purchase.

Glad Day Bookshop is located at 499 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2C6, and is just a short walk from Wellesley Station. Street parking is also available.

With readings from:
Kristyn Dunnion
Britta Badour
Jennifer Hosein
Alya Somar
Noa Raanan

Hosted by Alex Cafarelli and Chi-Leung Lee

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts through The Writers’ Union of Canada. This event is produced with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council and the League of Canadian Poets.

 

 

100,000 Poets for Change – Sunday, September 24th, 4 p.m., Free Times Cafe

100,000 Poets for Change – Sunday, September 24th, 4 p.m., Free Times Cafe

100,000 Poets for Change, Toronto Edition – Sunday, September 24th, 2023 at 4 pm, Free Times Cafe

Our collective runs this event as a fundraiser for Shannen’s Dream. Named in loving memory of Shannen Koostachin, Shannen’s Dream is about making sure that First Nations children and youth have the same education opportunities as others but in ways that respect their language and culture.
The event is hosted by Pat Connors who will share poetry for change along with Brenda Clews, Jeannine M. Pitas, Charles C. Smith, Dane Swan, Georgia Wilder and myself.
Hope you can join us at Free Times Cafe, 320 College St., Toronto.

You can find out more about Shannen’s Dream and donate via the link/button to the right.