Events for April 5

In Toronto

Guest Poet – Ellen S. Jaffe
Featured Musician – J. P. Merzetti
Featured Author/Storyteller – Diz Altschul
Guest Musician – Brian Blain
Guest Writer/Poet – Ann Elizabeth Carson
Guest Musician – Angele Menard

Saturday April 5th,2014 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Portobello Restaurant & Bar  |Fine Italian Cuisine
Dine in, Take out, Catering & Delivery LLBO
995 Bay St., Toronto ON M5S 3C4
416 926-1800

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH READING

Saturday, April 5, 2014

3 to 5:30 p.m.

John’s Restaurant “Famous Room”

1643 London Line

SARNIA, Ontario N7W 1A9

Free Admission

Internationally-known comedian and Black Moss Press author John Wing, Toronto area editor and a founding partner of Quattro Books Allan Briesmaster, Guernia Editions/Toronto poet Clara Blackwood and Sarnia’s award-winning photographer /poet Lynn Tait will introduce new books/work as part of Sarnia’s National Poetry Month celebrations. Open to the public. Organized by the Bluewater Reading Series, this inaugural event is made possible by the support of the League of Canadian Poets. For more information contact Series spokesperson James Deahl jedeahl@gmail.com or call 519-383-0879.

In Markham
Anna Yin shares her poetic journey through computer arts, vivid poetry and live audience participation. She reveals how to focus on writing despite many challenges, and inspires the audience with her love of poetry that helped her find meaning, joy and peace from life and helped her appreciate Nature and our daily life.

Date: April 5 Saturday 2:00-4:00pm
Place: Markham Village Library (6031 Highway 7 | Markham)
Admission: Free + gifts for children

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