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

Our Stories-co-creating upcoming workshops

                            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 … Continue reading

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2017 West Chester University Poetry Conference

              I had a great time at both 2016 and 2017 West Chester University Poetry Conference. It gave me a great opportunity to meet many fine poets. I was happy to translate some works by them … Continue reading

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Thank you teachers for bringing Poets in Schools!

Another great time at Dolphin Public School (Mississauga), Agincourt Collegiate Institute (Toronto) and Francis Libermann School (Toronto) for Poetry Alive workshops.  Thank our wonderful teachers and librarians for bringing poets to schools. The above is a 2-minute video introduction to my Poetry Alive … Continue reading

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Glad to host the 2017 Haiku Canada Conference at UTM

The 2017 Haiku Canada Weekend was successfully held at UTM (University of Toronto, Mississauga campus) May 19-21, 2017. More than 50 haiku poets from across Canada attended this event; there were also poets from Japan and the USA. Most of them have been writing haiku … Continue reading

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More poetry Alive workshops for Poets In Schools program

  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 to … Continue reading

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Poetry Night | Readings with Canadian Poets Laureate

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 Richard … Continue reading

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