National Poetry Month at the Staircase in Hamilton, April 13

When:
April 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
The Staircase
26 Dundurn St N
Hamilton, ON L8R 3C7
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ellen S. Jaffe
905-577-1899

TIME is the theme of National Poetry Month this year. James Deahl, a poet who recently moved to Sarnia from Hamilton, and I are co-organizing this reading: we hope you will have a good time, hearing how our seven poets approach this subject. Readers include: Beverly (Baila) Ellenbogen, James Deahl, Dave Haskins, Ellen S. Jaffe, Norma West Linder, Chris Pannell, and Lynn Tait — who bring a wide range of voice, experience, and craft to their poetry practice. There will be books for sale and refreshments available. This event is just before the Easter weekend, and during Passover, so come celebrate “the cruellest month” which still has “showers sweet.”

About Ellen

I am a member of The Writers Union of Canada, the League of Canadian Poets, and CANSCAIP. I have received grants from the Ontario Arts Council for both writing and teaching. I currently work with Learning Through the Arts and Living through the Arts, programmes run by the Royal Conservatory of Music that enable artists to work in schools and community organizations. I have also taught in many other school and community programs, and have been a judge for various writing contests for both young people and adults.
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