25 August 4.00 p.m.
croc E Moses, whom several of you may have met here last year, read from a wide range of poems and songs from his thirty years in South Africa. He topped it off with some new material written since he returned to Canada, where he has been living in rural Ontario.
29 September 4.00 p.m.
Another double bill to celebrate 100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE.
A day to promote peace & social change with emphasis on the needs of all children. bill bissett will be returning for a half reading, continuing from his colourful range of work of last year. Our other featured poet will be Brian Henderson, who has now retired as Director of Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Brian has eleven publications, the latest being [OR] from Talonbooks, published in 2014. He will be reading work from his twelfth publication, Unidentified Poetic Object, forthcoming from Brick next spring. There will also be time for others to read: we look forward to performances by Movern McNie and others.
Peter Skoggard’s “Song for Children” will be performed. There will be the usual finger food and drinks following the readings so people can mingle and share news.
7 April 2018
Asa Boxer read from his newer works, accompanied by Tilly Kooyman on the clarinet. A lengthy discussion period followed, after which there was the usual finger food and drinks. Asa’s new chapbook, Field Notes from the Undead, will be published at his reading at the poetry centre 28th of July. Copies will be available for purchase.