Author Archives: Anna Yin

Our Stories-co-creating cultural and artistic experiences

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Why Poetry? Answers found in “Measures of Astonishment”

Tweet (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, … Continue reading

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My Shape Poem to Celebrate Canada Day!

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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How Poet Lorna Crozier and Her Cat Inspired My Poetry

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

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Glad to attend the 2016 West Chester Poetry Conference

Tweet It was my first time attending the West Chester Poetry Conference. At the beginning, I was surprised to know that a lot of poets have attended it many times. But by witnessing how well-organized and stimulating all the panels … Continue reading

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