Archive for December, 2016

December 30, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring, from again the October 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, readings by Bob MacKenzie, Brent Raycroft, Michael Sage, Eunice Kim, Michael Casteels, Kaitlin Allen, and Rachel Kelleher.

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December 30, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, from the October 4th ‘and the journey continues’ open mic reading in that monthly series, readings by Ron Chase, Meg Freer, Eugene Cornacchia, Paul Chaput, Alyssa Cooper, Allison Casteels, and ‘Seven’.

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December 23, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring, from a November 21st book launch and reading held at Novel Idea Bookstore, readings by Alyssa Cooper, Ashley-Elizabeth Best, and Adèle Barclay as she launched her debut collection of poetry, If I Were in a Cage, I’d Reach Out for You (Nightwood Editions, 2016).

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December 23, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring a November 1st interview with Suzanna Derewicz and then her reading that evening as she launched her chapbook, Maggie Monologues (Words on Pages, 2016).

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December 16, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring two fairly recent launches, both at Novel Idea Bookstore. The first, a reading by Peri McQuay in the November 17th launch of her Singing Meadow (Wintergreen Studios Press, 2016) and introduced by the Press’ Publisher Rena Upitis. The second, a November 10th launch, with readings by Michelle Winters from her novel, ‘I Am a Truck’, Shari Kasman from her short story collection, ‘Everything Life Has to Offer’, and Michael E. Casteels with his debut collection of poetry, ‘The Last White House at the End of the Row of White Houses’. All books published by Invisible Publishing and in their 2016 Kingston fall launch. All readers were introduced by Invisilbe Publishing’s Publisher, Leigh Nash.

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December 16, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, from the October 3rd Creative Writing at Queen’s event in that series, a reading by Matt Rader from his latest collection of poetry, Desecrations (McClelland & Stewart, 2016). I will also air the discussion that followed. The event organized and hosted by Carolyn Smart, Professor in Creative Writing at Queen’s.

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December 9, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring, from a Sept. 22nd event called ‘The Biblioasis 401 Tour’ as it moved through Kingston and held at Novel Idea Bookstore, readings by Leon Rooke (‘Swinging Through Dixie’), Alice Petersen (‘Worldly Goods’), and John Metcalf (‘The Museum at the End of the World’) – all published by Biblioasis as part of their 2016 fall launch.

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December 9, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, as we conclude the Sept. 24th event called ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change’ begun 3 weeks ago, readings by Cindy Lam, Travis Canadien, Heather McMillan, and myself, followed by a musical performance featuring Anna Sudac and Jesse MacMillan.

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December 2, 2016, 5-6pm – second hour of a two hour show featuring, from again the evening session of the Sept 24th ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change’ event, a reading by Alyssa Cooper, a song by Phyllis Scully and Wyatt McMullen, then readings by Winona Linn, Tim Duncan, Kristina Kikih Care, and a set of music by Irwin. This was a wonderful event with 30 poets and 7 musicians performing in it. The remainder of it will air next week.

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December 2, 2016, 4-5pm – first hour of a two hour show featuring, as we continue with the Sept. 24th event called ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change’ begun two weeks ago, a musical interlude by David Cliff, followed by opening remarks, and then readings by Eric Folsom, Eugene Cornacchia, and Chantel Lavoie .

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