Events

Shab-e She'r (Poetry Night) XX

When

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:15pm

Where

Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street
Toronto, ON
M6G 2L7

Details

Featured poets: Giovanna Riccio & George Elliott Clarke
Host: Bänoo Zan

Doors open: 6:15 p.m.
Sign-up for the open mic: 6:30 p.m.
Start: 7 p.m.

Admission: $5

Giovanna Riccio was born in Calabria, Italy and immigrated to Canada as a young child. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she studied Philosophy and English Literature. Her poems have appeared in newspapers, magazines, journals and anthologies and have been translated into Italian and Romanian. Her work will appear in 2 upcoming anthologies, one to be published in Italy and another in Toronto. She is the author of Vittorio (Lyricalmyrical Press, 2010) and Strong Bread (Quattro Books, 2011).

Location

Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street
Toronto, ON M6G 2L7 43° 39' 53.2692" N, 79° 24' 44.622" W

Launch of The Voices in Between by Charlene Challenger

When

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Where

Round Venue
152A Augusta Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5T 2L5

Details

Tightrope Books launches The Voices in Between, a young adult fantasy novel by Charlene Challenger.

http://tightropebooks.com

Location

Round Venue
152A Augusta Avenue
Toronto, ON M5T 2L5 43° 39' 10.1664" N, 79° 24' 5.5224" W

Brains, Words & Voices

When

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 6:30pm

Where

Coffin Factory
109 Niagara Street
Buzzer 007
Toronto, ON
M5V 1C3

Details

Toronto's only monthly poetry recitation contest. Classic pre-1975 poems recited from memory before a live audience. Voting by applause. $100 cash prize to one winner. Held in a converted industrial space, Toronto's historic Coffin Factory at 109 Niagara St, buzzer 007. Once inside follow the signs that say "tutorino". Takes place on the first Sunday of every month at 6:30 PM. BBQ'd sausages and wine at intermission. Catch a few rays on our terrace. PWYC. Seeking contestants too!

Location

Coffin Factory
109 Niagara Street
Toronto, ON M5V 1C3 43° 38' 28.8096" N, 79° 24' 15.2604" W

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