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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.