Tuesday 24 March 2009

I'm reading this week at Livewords

I'll be reading old and new poems this Thursday as part of the Livewords Reading Series. Here's the details:

At Cervejaria, 842 College Street (just west of Ossington)
7:00 p.m. Doors Open
7:30 p.m. Open Mic Sign-Up
8:00 p.m. Performances Commence

Also reading are Jacob McArthur Mooney, author of The New Layman's Almanac, and Guy Ewing.

NOTE: See below. The open stage will be for cover poems only! I love this idea. I'm imaginging a good half-hour of honest tributes to great poets. It should prevent a good number of the bad-poetry remoras who attach themselves to these open-mic things from showing up.

† OPEN MIC CONTEST: Best Reading of a cover poem - $50 Cash Prize; sign-up and get your poem at 7:30 PM. Contest judges will pick the winner.

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