Do you read me? National Poetry Month Party

Where Readers Meet Writers


Happy National Poetry Month! Let's party.

My co-host KELLY KAUR is an educator, poet and soon-to-be-published novelist of Letters to Singapore. She is also an international star on the Toastmaster circuit and has published her poetry in journals across the globe.

VALERIE MASON-JOHN. Poet, author, and public speaker Valerie Mason-John (a.k.a. “Queenie”) is the author of nine books. Including co-editing the award-winning title The Great Black North.

GREGORY BETTS is the author of seven books of poetry, including Foundry and Sweet Forme. He is a professor of Canadian and avant-garde literature at Brock University.

LAURIE ANNE FUHR is a poet and songwriter whose first poetry collection is night flying. She is a poetry and songwriting instructor at

PENN KEMP is a writer, editor and publisher. She has published more than 30 books of poetry, prose and drama, 7 plays and 10 CDs, with a multidisciplinary practice in new media. The League of Canadian Poets acclaimed Penn as Spoken Word Artist and Life Member.

LAURIE MACFAYDEN is an award-winning writer, visual artist and journalist. In addition to three books of poetry, her literary work has appeared in literary mags and been performed widely at cultural events.

JOCKO BENOIT is the author of three collections of poetry, An Anarchist Dream, Standoff Terrain and Real Estate Deals of the Apocalypse. His science fiction has appeared in On Spec and Tesseracts7. His screenplays have been finalists in competitions in the U.S. and Canada.

NANCY R. LANGE is an author, a spoken word artist, a performer, a literary journalist and a literary translator. She has published 13 books & has collaborated with visual artists, musicians and dancers and is a member of the repertory of Writers in Schools.


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