Can Poetry Matter? Mississauga Hosts Public Poets’ Evening news release

Mississauga Hosts Public Poets’ Evening  by Terry Barker, reported on Sept 15, 2016

Wednesday evening, Sept 14, Mississauga, one of Canada’s newest and most dynamic and diverse cities, was the site of a genuine innovation in poetic practice in Canada, a round robin reading by four poets laureate that dramatically illustrated what a poet laureate is and does, followed by a relaxed and informative question and answer session, that underlined the important function of the public poet in expressing the rich and varied experiences of everyday life, and encouraging citizens to write about these themselves, and to thereby influence their society and governments.

Sponsored by Mississauga’s Culture Division and the League of Canadian Poets, organized by…Continue Reading

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