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Best Canadian Poetry of 2018 Launch

October 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Best Canadian Poetry of 2018 (FREE)
Sunday, October 21

5pm — Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre

Launched in 2008 by Tightrope Books, the Best Canadian Poetry Series features 50 Canadian poets annually, drawn from literary journals and magazines (printed and online), ushering readers into the heart of Canada’s diverse poetry scene. This tribute celebrates the release of the latest edition, a must-read for anyone with an interest in contemporary literature. A number of poets will be in attendance, including Nancy Jo Cullen, Michael Fraser, Doyali Islam, Sachiko Murakami, Robin Richardson, Daniel Scott Tysdal, Catriona Wright, and guest editor, American poet Hoa Nguyen. This event is hosted by Anita Lahey.


October 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Toronto International Festival of Authors


Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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