Reloading the Can-Lit Ca-Non: Thursday June 22, Staircase Theatre, 7-9:30 pm.

June 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Staircase Theatre
27 Dundurn St N
Hamilton, ON L8R 3C9
Ellen S. Jaffe

Hosted by notable Hamilton dub-poet Klyde Broox, this reading features Sacha Archer, Markus Black, Jack Blackmon, Angie C., Ellen S. Jaffe, Kelsey Knight, Laura Kooji, New Era Neisha, Jennifer Tan, and Broox himself. Kelsey Knight will also do “poems of the moment” for audience members during the break. There will be books for sale, and refreshments available at the Staircase bar/cafe. The event highlights the multi-vocality of current Canadian literary identity — you will hear poems in many different voices. $5.00 (payable at the door) is a small price to pay for this awesome event. Please join us for an evening of blossoming mid-summer poetry.

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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