Thank you to everyone who came out to the Plasticine Poetry Awards last night and honoured me with Best Spoken Word Artist. I will be featuring at the Plasticine Poetry Series next month, on Sunday October 19, alongside the verbal stylings of Micheal Fraser, Lynn Harrigan, and Beatriz Hausner (The Central, 6pm).
I will also be performing at the Words Aloud Literary Festival in Durham on November 6-9, alongside Amanda Hiebert, Valentino Assenza, Kevin Fortnum, Rahul Gupta, George Elliot Clarke (winner of the Governor Generals Award) and Don McKay (winner of the 2007 Griffen Poetry Award). This fantastic young festival has, in the past, featured the likes of Shane Koyczan and Goran Simic. There are readings, slams, and workshops for those interested. Definitely worth your weekend…LB