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Poetry NOW: 3rd annual Battle of the Bards

Regular: $10 Members/Students with ID/Youth 24 and under: FREE

This popular poetry competition returns in 2011 to feature 20 of Canada’s upcoming and established poets. One poet will receive an automatic invitation to read at the 32nd annual International Festival of Authors AND an ad for their book in NOW!


Judges: Poet Laureate of Toronto Dionne Brand, Authors at Harbourfront Centre Director Geoffrey Taylor and Authors at Harbourfront Centre Artistic Associate Jen Tindall.

Poetry NOW is presented in partnership with NOW Magazine.


2011 Participants:

Gloria Alvernaz-Mulcahy
Gary Barwin
Jill Battson
Ronna Bloom

Jacquie Buncel
Heather Cadsby
Edward Carson
Kildare Dobbs
Rocco de Giacomo
David A. Groulx
David Hickey
Inge Israel
Jim Johnstone
Kath MacLean
Nathaniel G. Moore
John Oughton
Ruth Roach Pierson

Robyn Sarah
Souvankham Thammavongsa
Zachariah Wells


Host: Jacob McArthur Mooney

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