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Tightrope’s David Clink to Host Annual Dead Poets’ Night

By Tightrope Books | December 12th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

TombstoneDavid Clink, author of two collections of poetry by Tightrope Books, (Eating Fruit out of Season &  Monster,  will be organizing/hosting the ninth annual Dead Poets Society Night on Tuesday, December 13 at the Art Bar.

Readings start at 8:00 pm. The Art Bar series takes place at Pauper’s Pub (2nd floor), 539 Bloor St. W., Toronto (1 block east of Bathurst subway).

15 readers will each be reading for 5-6 minutes from the work of a dead poet: Lillian Allen; Phlip Arima; Truth Is; Monica S. Kuebler; Moira MacDougall; Helen Marshall; Bruce Meyer; Nathaniel G. Moore; A. F. Moritz; John Oughton; Cathy Petch; Lisa Richter; Matthew Tierney; Nichola “Nicki” Ward; and, Rod Weatherbie.

POETS TO BE COVERED: Milton Acorn; Louise Bennett; Roberto Bolaño; Joseph Brodsky; Robert Browning; Caedmon; Lucille Clifton; Gregory Corso; John Donne; D.H. Lawrence; Pat Lowther; PK Page; Edgar Allan Poe; Arthur Rimbaud; Libby Scheier; and, Christopher Smart.


Moira MacDougall reading at Art Bar

By Tightrope Books | November 25th, 2009 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Moira MacDougall, author of Bone Dream, will be reading at Art Bar on Tuesday, December 8th. Readings starting at 8 p.m. Admission is free.

Moira MacDougall is the assistant poetry editor of The Literary Review of Canada. She has had poems published in literary magazines and journals across the country. Bone Dream was her first book length collection.
Art Bar is located at Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. West, across from the Christie subway station.
Other features: Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, and Rob Winger.