Canadian poetry

Book Review
Oct 29, 2015

Finding hope in the poetics and politics of water

Andrew McEwan
Rita Wong's poetry collection 'undercurrent' describes the power and sacredness of water and cracks into the language of colonialism and capitalism and offers alternative narratives.
Blog
May 13, 2014

On Bud Osborn: A poet never dies

Am Johal
Am Johal remembers poet and activist Bud Osborn whose contributions to Vancouver's DTES community and Canadian poetry landscape remain forever important.
Event

The Windigo Chronicles: Poetry reading with David Groulx

Oct 25, 2016
Octopus Books Glebe
116 Third Ave.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 9.918" N, 75° 41' 19.4496" W
Ontario CA
In this poetry book, David Groulx seamlessly weaves the spiritual with the ordinary and the present with the powerful voices of the past.
Event

Ottawa launch of The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2014

Apr 18, 2015
Raw Sugar Cafe
692 Somerset St W
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 39.8196" N, 75° 42' 23.85" W
Ontario CA
Continuing in a long-established tradition of poetry excellence, the 50 poems in this seventh annual collection are culled from Canadian literary magazines and journals.
Event

Rowers Reading Series: April 13

Apr 13, 2015
The Central
603 Markham St
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 53.28" N, 79° 24' 44.5536" W
CA
Join the Rowers Series for an amazing evening of poetry and prose readings featuring Elizabeth Bachinsky, M.A.C. Farrant, Bruce Meyer and Marc di Saverio.
Event

Vancouver Poetry Slam

Dec 16, 2014
Cafe Deux Soleils
2096 Commercial Drive
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 57.7692" N, 123° 4' 10.254" W
British Columbia CA
Vancouver Poetry Slam events happen weekly at Cafe Deux Soleils.
Event

Goose Lane Marks 60 with Fredericton Event

Oct 3, 2014 to Oct 4, 2014
The Fredericton Convention Centre
670 Queen Street
Fredericton , NB
Canada
45° 57' 38.2428" N, 66° 38' 15.0468" W
New Brunswick CA
Goose Lane Editions is turning 60. Come celebrate!
Event

Poet Don McKay - Free public reading

Jan 23, 2014
Public Library
1304 Ellis St
Kelowna , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
Canadian poet Don McKay will be one of the Visiting Scholars in 2014 sponsored by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at UBC Okanagan.
Event

Book launch: Archive of the Undressed

Jan 10, 2013
Travel Alcove
McNally Robinson
Saskatoon , SK
Canada
52° 8' 3.732" N, 106° 38' 51.5616" W
Saskatchewan CA
Launching Archive of the Undressed (Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.), with Special Guests from the MFA in Writing.
Event

Book reading and signing: Adeena Karasick

Jan 9, 2013
Travel Alcove
McNally Robinson
Saskatoon , SK
Canada
52° 8' 3.732" N, 106° 38' 51.5616" W
Saskatchewan CA
'This Poem' is an ironic investigation of contemporary culture and the technomedia-saturated world in which we are enmeshed.
Event

Wind Thrashing Your Heart: A reading and signing by Don Kerr

Jan 13, 2012
McNally Robinson Booksellers Saskatoon
3130 8th Street East 8th Street at Circle Drive
S7H 0W2 Saskatoon , SK
Canada
52° 6' 52.7076" N, 106° 36' 18.8316" W
Saskatchewan CA
McNally Robinson Independent Bookstore invites readers to a reading and sign by Saskatchewan's Poet Laureate, Don Kerr, of his latest book: Wind Thrashing Your Heart.
Event

Play Chthonics Reading Series

Nov 16, 2011
Graham House at Green College UBC
6201 Cecil Green Park Road
V6T 1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 16.104" N, 123° 15' 22.8816" W
British Columbia CA
Play Chthonics presents celebrated local writers Daphne Marlatt and Meredith Quartermain for an evening of poetry and conversation.
Event

Insomniac Press Spring Launch

May 11, 2010 to May 12, 2010
The Magpie
831 Dundas St W. (at Euclid)
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 5.7996" N, 79° 24' 33.6168" W
CA
Join us at our spring poetry launch for Why Are You So Long and Sweet? and Tiny, Frantic, Stronger.
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