3 poems won Honourable Mention Awards in the Open Heart 9 Poetry Contest

ann2 annayin-p1After So Long, What Have We Missed? and The Sin City won Honourable Mention Awards in the Open Heart 9 Poetry Contest

 

Those two poems will also be in my upcoming book “Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodaic”.  Black Moss Press will publish the book and launch it in Sept, 2015

 

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Poets In Schools programs

POET VISITS DURING NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

POET VISITS DURING NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

Thanks Francis Libermann school. This is the third year they want me to visit their school as Poets In Schools. Here was their feedback in the past:http://www.annapoetry.com/?p=5657

I will also visit Dolphin S School (Mississauga) on Feb 12 for Poets In Schools.

 

Poets in the Schools – League Pays Full Fee

For Poets in the Schools (Ontario only) visits that take place from February 2 – 13, 2015 the League of Canadian Poets will pay the FULL FEE. Take advantage of this special promotion now and inspire local students and teachers! At no cost to the school, this is a great opportunity for schools who would not otherwise be able to afford this programming. The League will pay $300 for a full day visit and $200 for a half day visit. Click here for the application form: http://poets.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Poets-in-the-Schools-Special-2015.pdf. If you have any questions please contact Ingel at readings@poets.ca.

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will attend The Living Library Project at University of Toronto (Mississauga Campus)

2013livebook22013LivingbookThe Living Library Project at University of Toronto Mississauga Campus will be launched on Jan 21, 2015. I was invited to discuss Getting Published and share my poetry journey and stories with students. Check the website to Register for Living Library (January 21 4-7pm, IB Atrium)    |  Read last year’s interview  | report at Medium

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join us at BEST CANADIAN POETRY with BLACK MOSS PRESS, reading series

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Featured Readers:

Anna Yin: reading from her unpublished work, Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodiac
Karen Mulhallen: reading from Fishing Poems, and as a special treat, from her new work Code Orange
Mary Ann Mulhern: reading from When Angels Weep
John Wing Jr: reading from “Why-Shaped Scars”

Jan 20, 2015:  at Wind Up Bird Cafe in Toronto (6:30-9:30pm)

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Happy New Year! Welcome to my upcoming events!

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My upcoming events:

◾Jan 20, 2015: reading with authors from Black Moss Press at Wind Up Bird Cafe in Toronto
◾Jan 21, 2015: The Living Library Project at University of Toronto Mississauga (4-7pm)

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my three translation works on Poetry Sky’s 2014 winter issue

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English to Chinese 英诗中译
George Elliott Clarke’s two poems 
Joe Rosenblatt’s poem

Other translations

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wonderful courses: The Art of Poetry and more… thanks!

Found this wonderful course: The Art of Poetry. Thanks Robert Pinsky and his Favorite Poem Project.   Also love this video.  This holiday season will be a happy learning and reading season!

 

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Latest news to share

I was invited to be a Live Book for The Living Library Project at University of Toronto Mississauga Campus on Jan 21, so friends, come to borrow “Me”… Read an interview of me last year.

I will read new poems from my upcoming book with other authors from Black Moss Press at Wind Up Bird Cafe in Toronto on Jan 20, 2015.

My haiku won first place at Haiku Contest#4 by Wax Poetry and Art Magazine. My poem “Snow” was in The winter edition of UMBRELLA. My translation will be in Room Magazine (38.1)  My story for a project to celebrate 2015 Canadian Poetry will be published on Brick Books blog on March 12, 2015  for Layton’s birthday, Epoch Poetry Quarterly will publish its Chinese version in spring issue in Taiwan. Yes, a lot are going on…for more, please check my upcoming events.

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Glad to be an International Feature Poet at 2015 Austin International Poetry Festival

poetsAIPFThe Austin International Poetry Festival is happening April 9-12, 2015.  There really is no better time of the year to visit Austin, Texas than in April.  Austin is chockfull of things to do in addition to all the poetry you can handle at AIPF.   Visit the bats on Congress Avenue, one of the too many to count music venues that gives us the name “Live Music Capital of the World”, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Barton Springs Pool, the infamous “Dirty 6th Street” the bar after bar after bar district, and don’t forget to try the brisket. Those are just a few, there’s a whole lot more.

Festival-at-a-Glance

The festival includes over twenty unique Austin venues, 30 diverse themed poetry readings, ten plus open mics, ten plus workshops, five music and poetry events, a complete anthology reading, anthology competition, all-night open mic, poet symposium, and much, much more. AIPF has hosted poets from over 40 countries.  Each festival features select poets from the following categories:  International, National, State, and Austin.  Read more….

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“我的口音,我的声音” -中文报道

Thanks Yafang, our Chinese journalist for reporting the Tip Top Toronto Poets show at INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair.

(“我的口音,我的声音” -中文报道

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