Author Archives: Anna Yin

“My Father’s Temple” at The Parliamentary Poet Laureate site

My honor to have this poem: My Father’s Temple as the poem of Sept at The Parliamentary Poet Laureate site. Thanks  the 7th Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke.

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Our Stories-co-creating cultural and artistic experiences

This project encourages participants to express and present their stories through poetic reflection and computer arts; creating a cultural awareness in the wider society.  It will have three parts. Each part is composed of several workshops with specific themes.  At workshops, … Continue reading

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The Love Poetry Festival in honour of Milton Acorn & Gwen MacEwen

The Inaugural Love Poetry Festival in honour of Milton Acorn & Gwen MacEwen at Ward’s Island, Toronto on Saturday was a great success. I was proud to read with Trevor Abes, George Elliott Clarke, Whitney French, Karen Mulhallen, Honey Novick and Robert Priest. Thank Michelle Alfano and George Elliott Clarke … Continue reading

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Why Poetry? Answers found in “Measures of Astonishment”

(A refreshing and eclectic mix of both deeply personal and formal essays that offer a glimpse into the minds of some of Canada’s most influential poets: Margaret Atwood, George Elliot Clarke, Anne Carson, Anne Simpson, Tim Lilburn, Marilyn Bowering, A.F. Moritz, Mark … Continue reading

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My Shape Poem to Celebrate Canada Day!

Join us to celebrate Canada Day! I and our Youth Poet Laureate: Rebecca Zseder each will read a poem during the Official Ceremony. Mine is a shape poem inspired by the Group of Seven’s paintings: The West Wind, The Red Maple.  I hope … Continue reading

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How Poet Lorna Crozier and Her Cat Inspired My Poetry

  Read it in Chinese (中文报道). Read it in English on Black Moss Press  

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