Poetry Advent Calendar Day 1

We’re kicking off our Poetry Advent Calendar with a poem by Kim Fahner from Some Other Sky. Published in 2017, Some Other Sky features poetry about self-discovery, journeying, nature, and art. Today’s poem is about reconciliation and community; about moving forward together and learning from the past. Truth Telling (for Beverley McLachlin, the Chief Justice of... Read more »

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Poetry at the Manor and Bookfest Windsor

The last two weeks have been chock full of literary events around the city of Windsor. On October 27th Marty Gervais hosted the 4th annual Poetry at the Manor, an evening featuring the talents of Poet Laureates from across the country. The night was a success, with standing room only. The poets included:¬†Yvonne Blomer (Victoria,... Read more »

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Poetry at the Manor Next Week!

Poetry at the manor is just a week away and to celebrate this we have a special guest post from Marty Gervais, the man who is responsible for the whole thing. Enjoy: Nearly five years ago, Windsor set the standard across Canada for bringing together poets laureate from various Canadian cities for a major literary... Read more »

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Poetry at the Manor Vol 4

This years instalment of Poetry at the Manor is less than two weeks away! Make sure you arrive early on October 27th to Willistead Manor¬†as past gatherings have been standing room only. This year we have are honoured to host poets from across Canada, with Yvonne Blomer (Victoria, British Columbia), Micheline Maylor (Calgary, Alberta), Anna... Read more »

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