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Prairies to the Pacific: Poets Laureate of Western Canada (online)
March 21, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild celebrates World Poetry Day on March 21, 2021, with a free virtual event Prairies to the Pacific: Poets Laureate of Western Canada. This vibrant reading will include five Poets Laureate of Western Canada: Bruce Rice of Saskatchewan, Duncan Mercredi of Winnipeg, Natalie Meisner of Calgary, Nisha Patel of Edmonton, and John Barton of Victoria. Host Micheline Maylor, past poet laureate of Calgary, will lead everyone through poetry readings and discussion of questions such as: How do you know you’re west of Ontario? And why does the landscape west contain so much to write about?