Poetry and translation for six poets from West Chester University Poetry Conference

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No. 5 Poetry E-zine introducing six poets from West Chester University Poetry Conference

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Thank West Chester University for inviting me back to coordinate three poetry events at the 2017 West Chester University Poetry Conference. There will have many wonderful workshops, readings and fun events with fine food and wine etc.  For details, please check the website and 2016’s video clip.  I was so glad to be there in 2016. You can read my short report for that.

Looking forward to seeing many of you at the conference in 2017.

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Join us for National Poetry Month and Poem in Your Pocket Day program

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Nightlights pulbished by Black Moss Press, thanks

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Published by Black Moss Press in 2017, cover photo by Windsor Poet Laureate Marty Gervais

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My special thanks to Mississauga and Mayor Crombie for supporting poetry. This book was also the fruit of my Poet Laureate term.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For signed copies, please email me or check upcoming events. Thanks.

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On Poetry and Truth in a Post-Truth World

truthInslantI was invited to write about Post Truth by the Puritan Magazine, so here it is, thanks Natalie Wee and The Puritan Magazine @thepuritan

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Thanks Mayor Crombie’s World Poetry Day’s Twitter

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Thank you teachers for bringing Poets in Schools!

Another great time at Dolphin Public School for Poetry Alive workshop.  Looking forward to seeing students again. Thank you -the wonderful teachers: Maria Godoy and Chris Vanellis for bringing poets to your school.

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at Dolphin Public School for Poetry Alive workshops

The above is a 2-minute video introduction to my Poetry Alive Workshop.  To find out how to apply for funding to bring poets in schools, please check: http://poets.ca/pits/

 

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2017 Haiku Canada Conference in Mississauga

The 2017 Haiku Canada Weekend will be held at UTM (University of Toronto, Mississauga campus) May 19-21, 2017, in Mississauga, Ontario, hosted by Anna Yin (Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate) and nick avis.

haikuconferenceConference highlights:

Book launch of the conference anthology (editors: Claudia Radmore and Marco Fraticelli) This launch will involve memories, and stories from our collective past.  Plus many more individual book launches

Book launch of Erotic Anthology, Black Moss Press (editors: George Swede and Terry Ann Carter); Anonymous workshops (hosted by nick avis and Terry Ann Carter) plus a surprise from nick; Homage to Eric Amann and guest appearances by Parliamentary Poet Laureate: George Elliott Clarke, and Toronto poet Giovanna Riccio

Readings, silent auction, books for sale and more surprises. Please join us for a great birthday party!

Registration, haik ucanada agenda 2017, accommodation,(banquet at the UTM Faculty Club), available on www.haikucanada.orgRegistration Form.  

Things to see/do in Mississauga, please check Mississauga’s feature_visitor_guidewebsite: Discover Mississauga  | a quick view

Hope to see you at 2017 Haiku Canada Conference.

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Poetry Alive workshops for Leadership Club

Anna has shared poems and personal stories that focus on discovering life lessons about how to overcome language and cultural challenges, make peace in mind and live an enrich life. There were short videos, photos with haiku, shape poems, ice breaking and words game and discussions. So glad to see each of us learns with joy and explores many possibilities.
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poetry by six Governor General’s Literary Awards winners

tran3No 3 issue for Chinese/English Poetry Zine:  Anna Yin (星子安娜)’s translations of works by six Governor General’s Literary Awards winners (Patricia Kathleen Page, Milton Acorn,George Elliott Clarke, Rosenblatt Joe, Richard Greene, Al Purdy)

No 2:七位海内外诗人双语作品分享

No 1: 七位北美桂冠诗人作品欣赏 (Works by Seven Poets Laureate with translations in Chinese)

No 4: 六位海峡两岸诗人诗作介绍

No 5: 西切斯特大学诗歌大会六位美国诗人作品分享

 

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Fuel for Fire: Professional Development for Writers of Colour and Mississauga Youth Poetry Slam

PoetryyouthInk Movement Mississauga will present the 3rd Annual Youth Poetry Slam!  Time to sign up!

I was invited to be a judge again. See you all soon!

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Fuel for Fire-Professional Development

Glad to be a panelist to discuss about Networking and community building for Fuel for Fire: Professional Development for Writers of Colour.  Thank you OAC.

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