Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXXXII
Toronto’s most diverse and brave poetry reading and open mic series
At Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) we don’t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite it.
Please spread the word through social media and any other way you know. Let our event become as diverse as we are.
Featured poets: Terese Pierre & Michael Mirolla
Host: Bänoo Zan
Time: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Place: Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2M7
Doors open: 6:15 p.m.
Open-mic sign-up: 6:30 p.m.
Show: 7 p.m.
Terese Mason Pierre is a Toronto-based writer whose work has been featured in Canthius, the Longleaf Review and elsewhere in print and online. She is the poetry editor of Augur Magazine and volunteers with Shab-e She'r reading series. Her first chapbook, "Surface Area," was published by Anstruther Press in Fall 2019.
Michael Mirolla is the author of a clutch of poetry collections, novels, short story collections and plays. He is a three-time winner of the F.G. Bressani Literary Prize. His novel Berlin was a finalist for the Indie and National Book Awards and has been translated into Latvian. The short story “A Theory of Discontinuous Existence” was selected for The Journey Prize Anthology and “The Sand Flea” was a Pushcart Prize nominee. His new novella, The Last News Vendor, was published by Quattro Books in November 2019. He served as the Writer in Residence at the Historic Joy Kogawa House from November 2019- January 2020. Born in Italy and raised in Montreal, Michael now lives in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information: http://www.michaelmirolla.com
Tranzac Club is an accessible venue with no stairs (aside from the stage) and they have two accessible gender neutral washrooms.
Please refrain from using perfume.
Twitter: @BanooZan & @ShabeSherTO
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