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Poetry Alive event or other event for Anna’s books or other fun events

Thank you teachers for bringing Poets in Schools!

Tweet 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. The above is a 2-minute video introduction to my Poetry Alive … Continue reading

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More poetry Alive workshops for Poets In Schools program

Tweet   I conduct Poetry Alive workshops not only to teach poetry, but also to discover life lessons. On Feb 2, at Agincourt Collegiate, students and I engaged in the exercises: “Who am I?” and “The Trouble with…”. I want … Continue reading

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will be at the 2017 West Chester University Poetry Conference

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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2017 Haiku Canada Conference in Mississauga

Tweet 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. Conference highlights: Book launch of the conference anthology … Continue reading

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Poetry Night | Readings with Canadian Poets Laureate

Tweet Thank you all for this special night. It began with Youth Spoken Word Performance and followed by a round robin reading by four poets laureate: Marty Geivais (Windsor), John. B. Lee (Brantford), George Elliott Clarke (National) and Anna Yin (Mississauga). Chaired by … 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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