Closing Event: Festival readers

For our 10th Anniversary, Festival organizers give brief, inspired readings.
Sunday Nov 22 • 7:30pm–8:30pm Eastern

The Poets

Chuqiao Yang
Chuqiao Yang
Born in Beijing and raised in Saskatchewan, Chuqiao Yang’s poetry has received many awards. 
David O'Meara
David O'Meara
Ottawa poet David O’Meara is the author of four collections of poetry so far. 
Eric Charlebois
Eric Charlebois
Poet, motivational speaker, Éric Charlebois specializes in English-language aboriginal poetry translation. 
Helen Robertson
Helen Robertson
Helen Robertson was longlisted for the 2019 Vallum Award for Poetry. 
Jennifer Pederson
Jennifer Pederson
Jennifer Pederson's poems have been called powerful and sensual. 
Michel Therien
Michel Therien
Le poème involontaire is Michel Therien's eleventh collection. 
Mike Montreiul
Mike Montreiul
Montreuil is a prevailing voice in tanka, haiku, senryu, tanka and haibun in English and French Canada.  
rob mclennan
rob mclennan
rob mclennan's most recent are A halt, which is empty (Mansfield Press, 2019) and Life sentence, (Spuyten Duyvil, 2019),  
Shery Alexander Heinis
Shery Alexander Heinis
Rising iterary star Shery Alexander Heinis is the author of Splinter
Susan Atkinson
Susan Atkinson
Susan Atkinson's debut poetry collection is The Marta Poems (Silver Bow Press, 2020) 
Vivian Vavassis
Vivian Vavassis
Vivian Vavassis's poetry surges with alert energy.