May 31st at 7pm Lost Launches

Location: Clinton's Bar 639 Floor St West in Toronto! "Toronto Poet Laureate Al Moritz, the City of Toronto, The Art bar and the League of Canadian Poets are teaming up to create a series of book launches to celebrate the Toronto poets and poetry collections that were published throughout the pandemic. This series aims to... Continue Reading →

National Poetry Month: Intimacy

From the League of Canadian Poets: "This National Poetry Month, we invite you to celebrate with the theme of INTIMACY. We crave it. We fear it. We are ready to build walls against it and dive headfirst into its open arms. Intimacy is the closeness we feel with those who love us, given freely through... Continue Reading →

Five Poets:

Wednesday, March 9th 2022 at 7pm EST - Online featuring Ellen Chang-Richardson, Tyler Pennock, Charlie Petch, Andrea Thompson, and Jennifer Hosein. You are invited to attend FIVE POETS, a free online event featuring Ellen Chang-Richardson, Tyler Pennock, Charlie Petch, Andrea Thompson, and Jennifer Hosein. This event is generously funded by the League of Canadian Poets.... Continue Reading →

Draft Reading Series: Draft 17.1 !

On Sunday, February 27, 2022, The Draft Reading Series Will be hosting readings of unpublished work by Carlos Anthony, Samantha Garner, Tyler Pennock and Dharini Woollcombe. There will also be five additional authors who will be sharing brief readings: Rachel Barduhn, Darynell Beckford, Michaela Jones, Ceilidh Michelle and Sheila Murray. Check out the Announcement on their main page, HERE And Sign up Using the following Link:... Continue Reading →


September 16-26, 2021 Word On The Street is back again this year, with a very cool lineup of authors: "The Word On The Street Toronto is an annual celebration of storytelling, ideas and imagination, hosting Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival each September, and promoting great books by Canadian and Indigenous authors year-round." Click... Continue Reading →

Knowledge Speaks, Flip the Script!

Summer Symposium Series, Curated and Hosted by Safeword.arts Saturday, September 11th, 3pm EDT / 12 PDT "safeword welcomes artistic leaders from across the country to speak in the three-part Flip the Script! Summer Symposium Series. Each event will focus on different elements of storytelling that venture beyond assumptive, colonial paradigms and amplify practices that liberate... Continue Reading →

IVAs Shortlist Announced!

Earlier this Month, the Indigenous Voices Awards were announced. The IVAs were "established in 2017 to support and nurture the work of Indigenous writers in lands claimed by Canada. ... The Indigenous Voices Awards aim to support Indigenous literary production in its diversity and complexity." You can see the full list of the Short Listed... Continue Reading →

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