LCP Webinars

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Upcoming webinars

Webinar: Accessibility in Literary Arts
with Kyla Jamieson and Olivia Spring

January 26, 2023 at 7pm EST via Zoom

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In this webinar, Olivia Spring (publisher of SICK magazine) and Kyla Jamieson (organizer of the Rest Days reading series) will discuss accessibility in the literary arts. Olivia and Kyla will focus on sharing personal experiences and practical methods for nurturing a culture of accessibility. Following their presentation, there will be time for a Q&A. All levels of knowledge regarding access and disability are welcome.

This hour-long webinar will include captioning, a 5–10-minute intermission, and documents of reading texts and presentation notes) are available.
If you have any questions or requests related to this event, please reach out to Ashley-Elizabeth Best at aeb@poets.ca

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Kyla Jamieson is a poet, editor, mentor, and essayist whose advocacy and passion for accessibility is rooted in her experience of a brain injury and dynamic, invisible disability. Her first book, Body Count, was a CBC Best Poetry Book of the Year in 2020 and was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. She has collaborated with other disabled writers and publishers as a writer, editor, and mentor, and is the organizer of the Rest Days Reading Series, a restful virtual reading series starring disabled poets from across Turtle Island.

Olivia Spring is the founder and editor of SICK magazine. She lives in Maine, where she writes about illness, disability, and trauma.


Past Webinars

LCP members can access recordings of past webinars by e-mailing nicole@poets.ca

  • June 2022: Copyright law, publishing, and option agreements with Edwards Creative Law Lawyers Ian Harris and Michael Duboff from Edwards Creative Law, Canada’s entertainment law boutique, to learn about copyright law, publishing, and option agreements. Edwards Creative law has decades of combined experience practicing in publishing, film, television, music and other fields of entertainment law.
  • February 2022: Spontaneous Poetry with Kate Marshall Flaherty
  • January 2022: All about the Public Lending Right Program with Peter Schneider and Laurie D. Graham
  • November 2021: An overview of LCP funding programs and other funding options for poets, with Administrative Director Nic Brewer
  • September 2021: Using Canva to Support your Poetry Career with Laura O’Brien, LCP Communications Manager