Tag Archives: Poet Laureate

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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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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New poems, new books and Poetry Alive workshop

Great news! Black Moss Press will publish My haiku collection!!!  It will include seven sections and more than 150 haiku. Thank Puritan Magazine publishing my new poem: A Long Dress on Issue #33 Thank Chameleon Press for accepting two of my new … Continue reading

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Updated news for poetry and the National Youth Arts Week

Check “Where Does Poetry Take You?” On Saskatoon Public Library Thanks dee Hobsbawn-Smith, 2015-16 Writer in Residence, Saskatoon Public Library to select mine as well. My translation and Kateri Lanthier’s poem “Guanyin Lamp” on PoetrySky 43nd issue May, 2016: two new poems in … Continue reading

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The Road of Poetry Power (National Poetry Month Event)

Here we celebrate National Poetry Month with featured poets Ian Williams, Alexandra Oliver, Claudia RadMore, Max Layton and Anna Yin.  In poetry and music, together we explore the road of possibility and power. MC: Brent Wood and Chelsea Tao. Music by … Continue reading

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