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Translation Talks: Ali Kinsella, Dzvinia Orlowsky, Mira Rosenthal


Join us on Thursday, November 3rd at 7:00pm ET on Zoom for our third Translation Talks, featuring Ali Kinsella and Dzvinia Orlowsky in conversation with Mira Rosenthal. Ali Kinsella and Dzvinia Orlowsky were finalists for the 2022 Griffin Poetry Prize for Eccentric Days of Hope and Sorrow, translated from the Ukrainian written by Natalka Bilotserkivets (Lost Horse Press). …


Eight Voices: Finalists for the First QWF Spoken Word Prize

4th Space, inside the McConnell Building, Concordia University 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Montreal, Quebec

In an exciting world premiere, the eight finalists for the inaugural Quebec Writers’ Federation Spoken Word Prize will offer short performances showcasing their talents. The prize is open to all forms of spoken word performance, from storytelling to sound poetry, hip hop, and dub. Presented by the Quebec Writers’ Federation …


Wordsfest 2022

Online, Hybrid, In Person

Words will host its ninth festival in November 2022, featuring a hybrid program of onsite and online events to build resilience as we confront what divides us. During the first weekend of November each year, Words brings the Southwestern Ontario region together for a celebration of creative ideas, artistic expression, …

Poetry Live! An Evening of Open Mic Poetry

Museum London Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North, London, Ontario

Are you a poetry aficionado in London? Join us for Poetry Live!, an evening of open mic poetry at WordsFest London Canada, hosted by Matthew Dawkins! We are very pleased to return to our venue at Museum London! Host: Western University Student Writer-in-Residence Matthew Dawkins Bring a poem, bring your …


CLC Online Masterclass with Bänoo Zan


We are pleased to announce our virtual masterclass with the U of A's Writer-in-Residence, Bänoo Zan! Join us on Monday, November 7, 2022 from 7 to 8:20 p.m. MST. We welcome writers of all genres and levels of experience. A poet, librettist, translator, teacher, editor and poetry curator, Bänoo has …